Donets, Ukraine

Donets (Ukrainian: Донець, Russian: Донец), until May 2016 Chervonyi Donets (Ukrainian: Червоний Донець, Russian: Червоный Донец), is an urban-type settlement in Balakliia Raion, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine. Population: 8,893 (2017 est.)[2]

Donets, Ukraine

Донець
Urban-type settlement
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Donets, Ukraine is located in Kharkiv Oblast
Donets, Ukraine
Coordinates: 49°30′30″N 36°34′16″E / 49.50833°N 36.57111°E / 49.50833; 36.57111Coordinates: 49°30′30″N 36°34′16″E / 49.50833°N 36.57111°E / 49.50833; 36.57111
CountryUkraine
OblastKharkiv Oblast
RaionBalakliia Raion
Population
 (2018)
 • Total8,804[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Donets is located on the right bank of the Donets River.

HistoryEdit

Urban-type settlement since 1959.[citation needed]

In January 1989 the population was 9653 people.[3] In January 2013 the population was 8997 people.[4]

On 19 May 2016, Verkhovna Rada adopted decision to rename Chervonyi Donets to Donets conform to the law prohibiting names of Communist origin.[5]

EconomyEdit

TransportationEdit

Donets has access (via a bridge) to the R78 Highway connecting Kharkiv and Balakliia, and is also connected by road with Pervomaiskyi.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2018 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2018. стор.67
  2. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  3. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность городского населения союзных республик, их территориальных единиц, городских поселений и городских районов по полу
  4. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2013 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2013. стор.97
  5. ^ "Парламентарии переименовали два района в Одесской области" (in Russian). Одесса-медиа. 19 May 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.