Kamianka, Cherkasy Oblast

Kamianka (Ukrainian: Кам'янка [ˈkɑmjɐnkɐ]; Russian: Камeнка) is a town in Cherkasy Raion of Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine. It hosts the administration of Kamianka urban hromada, one of the hromadas of Ukraine.[2] Population: 11,146 (2021 est.)[1]

Kamianka
Кам'янка
City
Pushkіnskiy grotto
Pushkіnskiy grotto
Flag of Kamianka
Coat of arms of Kamianka
Kamianka is located in Cherkasy Oblast
Kamianka
Kamianka
Location of Kamianka
Kamianka is located in Ukraine
Kamianka
Kamianka
Kamianka (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 49°02′N 32°06′E / 49.033°N 32.100°E / 49.033; 32.100Coordinates: 49°02′N 32°06′E / 49.033°N 32.100°E / 49.033; 32.100
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Cherkasy Oblast
Cherkasy Raion
Elevation
127 m (417 ft)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total11,146
 [1]
Postal code
20800-20809
Area code(s)+380 4732
Websitekamrada.ck.ua

It is a countryside town approx. 300 kilometres (190 mi) to southeast from Kyiv, located on the bank of the Tiasmyn River.

Until 18 July 2020, Kamianka served as an administrative center of Kamianka 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 Kamianka Raion was merged into Cherkasy Raion.[3][4]

Kamianka is known by the artist's colony, in which Prince Grigory Potemkin, the Russian national poet Alexander Pushkin, the composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, freethinkers and war heroes from the time of the Napoleon's wars worked.[citation needed] Kamianka was also one of the chief centres of the Southern Society of the Decembrists. Kamianka own a historical-cultural open-air museum with monument-protected constructions, collections and parks.

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  1. ^ a b Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2021 / Number of Present Population of Ukraine, as of January 1, 2021 (PDF) (in Ukrainian and English). Kyiv: State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
  2. ^ "Кам'янська територіальна громада" (in Ukrainian). decentralization.gov.ua.
  3. ^ "Про утворення та ліквідацію районів. Постанова Верховної Ради України № 807-ІХ". Голос України (in Ukrainian). 2020-07-18. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  4. ^ "Нові райони: карти + склад" (in Ukrainian). Міністерство розвитку громад та територій України.

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