Kryzhopil (Ukrainian: Крижопіль; Russian: Крыжополь, Kryzhopol) is an urban-type settlement in Tulchyn Raion (district) of Vinnytsia Oblast (region). Before the 2020 reform, the settlement was an administrative centre of Kryzhopil Raion. Population: 8,609 (2021 est.)[1]

Kryzhopil
Крижопіль
Town
Monument to Taras Shevchenko in Kryzhopil
Monument to Taras Shevchenko in Kryzhopil
Coat of arms of Kryzhopil
Kryzhopil is located in Vinnytsia Oblast
Kryzhopil
Kryzhopil
Kryzhopil is located in Ukraine
Kryzhopil
Kryzhopil
Coordinates: 48°23′3″N 28°51′45″E / 48.38417°N 28.86250°E / 48.38417; 28.86250Coordinates: 48°23′3″N 28°51′45″E / 48.38417°N 28.86250°E / 48.38417; 28.86250
Country Ukraine
Oblast Vinnytsia Oblast
RaionKryzhopil Raion
Founded1866
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total8,609
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Area code(s)+380 4374

HistoryEdit

Kryzhopil was founded in 1866 during the construction of Kiev-Odessa railroad and named after village Krzyżopol, located 17 km from the modern settlement. Railway station started to operate in August 1870. Since foundation to 1923 the settlement was a part of Olgopolsky Uyezd of Podolian Governorate.

During World War II, Kryzhopil was occupied by Romanian forces and became a part of Transnistria Governorate. The settlement was liberated by the Red Army on 17 March 1944.

 
Railway station

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people that were born or lived in Kryzhopil include:

ReferencesEdit

  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.