Horodyshche

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Horodyshche (Ukrainian: Городище, IPA: [ɦoroˈdɪʃtʃe]; Yiddish: האָרעדישטש‎, romanizedHoredishtsh) is a city located in Cherkasy Raion of Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. It hosts the administration of Horodyshche urban hromada, one of the hromadas of Ukraine.[2] The city rests on the Vilshanka River. Population: 13,304 (2021 est.)[1]

Horodyshche
Городище
City
The Mykhailivska Church in Horodysche (1844).
The Mykhailivska Church in Horodysche (1844).
Flag of Horodyshche
Coat of arms of Horodyshche
Horodyshche is located in Cherkasy Oblast
Horodyshche
Horodyshche
Location of Horodysche
Horodyshche is located in Ukraine
Horodyshche
Horodyshche
Horodyshche (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 49°17′33″N 31°27′29″E / 49.29250°N 31.45806°E / 49.29250; 31.45806Coordinates: 49°17′33″N 31°27′29″E / 49.29250°N 31.45806°E / 49.29250; 31.45806
Country Ukraine
Oblast Cherkasy Oblast
RaionCherkasy Raion
Founded1050
Population
 (2021)
 • Total13 304
 [1]
Postal code
19500 — 19507
Area code(s)+380 4734
WebsiteMunicipal website
House of Ivan Le in Horodyshche

HistoryEdit

A local newspaper is published here since 1930.[3]

It was occupied by German forces during World War II in the summer of 1941 until 1944.[4]

City since 1956.[5]

In January 1989 the population of the city was 17 109 people[6]

In January 2013 the population of the city was 14 291 people[7]

Until 18 July 2020, Horodyshche served as an administrative center of Horodyshche Raion. The raion was abolished in July 2020 as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, which reduced the number of raions of Cherkasy Oblast to four. The area of Horodyshche Raion was split between Cherkasy and Zvenyhorodka Raions, with Horodyshche being transferred to Cherkasy Raion.[8][9]

Horodyshche was the birthplace of Semen Hulak-Artemovsky, a singer and composer of Ukrainian opera; there is a museum in Horodyshche dedicated to his life and work.

The famous Jewish sociologist and journalist Jacob Lestschinsky (1876-1966) was born in Horodyshche.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Городищенская городская громада" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.
  3. ^ № 3215. Колхозные нивы // Летопись периодических и продолжающихся изданий СССР 1986 - 1990. Часть 2. Газеты. М., «Книжная палата», 1994. стр.420
  4. ^ "Yahad-In Unum Interactive Map". Execution Sites of Jewish Victims Investigated by Yahad-In Unum. Retrieved 10 February 2015.
  5. ^ Городище // Советский энциклопедический словарь. редколл., гл. ред. А. М. Прохоров. 4-е изд. М., «Советская энциклопедия», 1986. стр.326
  6. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность городского населения союзных республик, их территориальных единиц, городских поселений и городских районов по полу
  7. ^ Чисельність наявного населёння України на 1 січня 2013 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2013. стор.106
  8. ^ "Про утворення та ліквідацію районів. Постанова Верховної Ради України № 807-ІХ". Голос України (in Ukrainian). 2020-07-18. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  9. ^ "Нові райони: карти + склад" (in Ukrainian). Міністерство розвитку громад та територій України.
  • (in Ukrainian) Історіа міст і сіл Української CCP - Черкаська область (History of Towns and Villages of the Ukrainian SSR - Cherkasy Oblast). Kiev, 1972
  • (in Ukrainian) site of the Horodyshchensky Raion
  • (in Ukrainian) site of the Horodyshche