Kreminna (Ukrainian: Кремінна, Russian: Кременная) is a city in Luhansk Oblast (region) of Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Kreminna Raion. Population: 18,417 (2021 est.)[1].

Kreminna
Кремінна (in Ukrainian)
Kreminna railway station
Kreminna railway station
Flag of Kreminna
Coat of arms of Kreminna
Country Ukraine
OblastLuhansk Oblast
Founded1680
City Status1938
Population
 (2021)
 • Total18,417
Area code(s)(+380)
Vehicle registrationBB / 13
ClimateDfb

HistoryEdit

Kreminna was founded in 1680 and has acquired the status of a city in 1938.

A local newspaper is published in the city since December 1943.[2]

In July 2014, the city was the scene of fighting during the 2014 pro-Russian conflict in Ukraine.[3] Kreminna remained under Ukrainian control.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  2. ^ № 2916. Ленинское знамя // Летопись периодических и продолжающихся изданий СССР 1986 - 1990. Часть 2. Газеты. М., «Книжная палата», 1994. стр.382
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-14. Retrieved 2014-07-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "На Луганщині знесли чергового Леніна".

Coordinates: 49°03′00″N 38°13′00″E / 49.05°N 38.2167°E / 49.05; 38.2167