Bilohrudove (Ukrainian: Білогрудове) is a village (selo) in Skadovsk Raion, Kherson Oblast, Ukraine. It belongs to the Hola Prystan urban hromada, one of the hromadas of Ukraine.[1] The village is located 5 km. south of Kherson City on Bilohrudyi Island (Ukrainian: Білогрудий острів), one of the islands of the Dnieper delta.

A water-rescue station on Bilohrudyi Island
A water-rescue station on Bilohrudyi Island
Bilohrudove is located in Kherson Oblast
Location of Bilohrudove within Kherson Oblast
Bilohrudove is located in Ukraine
Bilohrudove (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 46°33′00″N 32°31′23″E / 46.550°N 32.523°E / 46.550; 32.523
Country Ukraine
OblastKherson Oblast
RaionSkadovsk Raion
HromadaHola Prystan urban hromada
Founded1910[citation needed]
 • Total275
Time zoneUTC+2
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
Area code+380 5539

History edit

Bilohrudove was occupied by Russia at the beginning of its invasion of Ukraine in late February 2022.[2]

The village was completely flooded when the Kakhovka Dam was destroyed on 6 June 2023.[3]

Bilohrudyi Island (including Bilohrudove) was reportedly liberated by Ukrainian forces in late June 2023.[4] On November 11 heavy fighting was reported to be ongoing on the island as the battle for control of the Dnipro continued.[5]

Demographics edit

According to the 1989 Soviet census, the population of Bilohrudove was 273, of which 131 were men and 142 were women.[6]

According to the 2001 Ukrainian census, the village had a population of 275. 92.49% of residents were native Ukrainian speakers, 7.17% were native Russian speakers, and the remaining 0.34% were native Belarusian speakers.[6]

References edit

  1. ^ "Білогрудове - Херсонська область". Retrieved 2023-06-08.
  2. ^ "Interactive Map: Russia's Invasion of Ukraine". ArcGIS StoryMaps. 2023-06-08. Retrieved 2023-06-08.
  3. ^ "В зону затопления поврежденной Каховской ГЭС попали прибрежные зоны 14 населенных пунктов". (in Russian). 2023-06-06. Retrieved 2023-06-08.
  4. ^ "Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, June 26, 2023". Institute for the Study of War. June 26, 2023. Retrieved 2023-10-21.
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  6. ^ a b "Банк даних". Retrieved 2023-06-08.