Znamianka

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Znamianka
Знам'янка
City of regional significance
Znamjanka City Hall
Znamjanka City Hall
Znamianka Flag
Flag
Znamianka coat of arms
Coat of arms
Znamianka is located in Ukraine
Znamianka
Znamianka
Coordinates: 48°42′49″N 32°40′24″E / 48.71361°N 32.67333°E / 48.71361; 32.67333Coordinates: 48°42′49″N 32°40′24″E / 48.71361°N 32.67333°E / 48.71361; 32.67333
Country Ukraine
Oblast Kirovohrad Oblast
Council Znamianka city council
Founded 1869
Area
 • Total 14.8 km2 (5.7 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 29,412
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Postal code 27400
Area code(s) +380 5233

Znamianka (Ukrainian: Знам'янка) is a city in Kirovohrad Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Population: 23,983 (2013 est.)[1]. In 2001, population was 29,412 (2001).

Administratively, Znamianka is incorporated as a city of oblast significance. Ir also serves as the administrative center of Znamianka Raion (district), though administratively it does not belong to the raion. Znamianka Municipality combines the city of Znamianka, the urban-tye settlement of Znamianka Druha, and the village of Vodyane. The city itself is known for its railway station.

There is a memorial to the soldiers of the 5th Guards Tank Army, who liberated the town from the Germans.[2] It takes the form of a tank mounted on a plinth. Znamianka was occupied from August 5, 1941 to December 9, 1943.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.shukach.com/uk/node/1402