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Kozyn (Ukrainian: Козин) is an urban-type settlement in Obukhiv Raion of Kiev Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Population: 3,269 (2013 est.)[1].

Kozyn

Козин
Urban-type settlement
Coat of arms of Kozyn
Coat of arms
Kozyn is located in Kiev Oblast
Kozyn
Kozyn
Coordinates: 50°13′N 30°39′E / 50.217°N 30.650°E / 50.217; 30.650Coordinates: 50°13′N 30°39′E / 50.217°N 30.650°E / 50.217; 30.650
CountryUkraine
OblastKiev Oblast
RaionObukhiv Raion
Founded1000
Population
(2001)
 • Total3,300
Postal code
08711—08712
Area code(s)+380 4472
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20070922032227/http://www.kozin.com.ua/

Kozyn is situated on the rivers Dnieper and Kozynka, 25 km. to the south of Kiev.

In Red Cavalry, Isaac Babel includes a one-page description of the Jewish cemetery in Kozyn. 'A cemetery in a Jewish shtetl. Assyria and the mysterious decay of the East on the weed-cluttered fields of Volyn.'[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  2. ^ Red Cavalry by Isaac Babel, translated by Boris Dralyuk (London: Pushkin Press, 2014).