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Chornukhyne (Ukrainian: Чорнухине) is an urban-type settlement in Popasna Raion (district) of Luhansk Oblast in eastern Ukraine.[2] In the 2001 Ukrainian census, the town's population was 7,782.[2] As of 2011, its population was 6,137.[1]

Chornukhyne

Чорнухине
Coordinates: 48°19′35″N 38°30′56″E / 48.32639°N 38.51556°E / 48.32639; 38.51556Coordinates: 48°19′35″N 38°30′56″E / 48.32639°N 38.51556°E / 48.32639; 38.51556
Country Ukraine
ProvinceLuhansk Oblast
DistrictPopasna Raion
Founded1600[2]
Town status1938[2]
Government
 • Town HeadValeriy Latsyk[2]
Area
 • Total6.96 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Elevation326 m (1,070 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • TotalDecrease 6,137[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
94340
Area code+380 6441
Websitehttp://rada.gov.ua/

The Kalmius and Chornukha Rivers flow through the town.[2] It is located 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Donetsk.

HistoryEdit

The territory was first settled in 1600 as the Chornukhynskyi Post (Ukrainian: Чорнухинський пост) of the Kalmius Palanka of the Zaporizhian Sich cossack territory.[2] In 1778, the settlement was a sloboda, and in 1892 it became a village.[2] It was granted the status of an urban-type settlement in 1938.[2]

On 7 October 2014, to facilitate the governance of Luhansk Oblast, the Verkhovna Rada made some changes in the administrative divisions, so that the localities in the government-controlled areas were grouped into districts. In particular, Chornukhyne was transferred from Perevalsk Raion to Popasna Raion.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Actual Population of Ukraine on January 1, 2011". State Statistics Committee of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Main Statistical Office in L'viv region. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Chornukhyne, Luhansk Oblast, Perevalsk Raion". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Chornukhyne (Luhansk region)". weather.in.ua. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Рада изменила границы районов Луганской области" (in Russian). Lenta.ru. 7 October 2014. Retrieved 28 November 2015.

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