Kupiansk (Ukrainian: Ку́п'янськ, translit. Kupyans’k, Russian: Ку́пянск, Kupyansk), is a city in Kharkiv Oblast (province) of north-eastern Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Kupiansk Raion (district), the city itself is incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. It is an important railroad junction in the oblast. Population: 28,681 (2017 est.)[1]

Kupiansk

Куп'янськ
Kupiansk city council
Kupiansk city council
Flag of Kupiansk
Flag
Coat of arms of Kupiansk
Coat of arms
Country Ukraine
OblastKharkiv Oblast
Founded1655
Area
 • Total33.34 km2 (12.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total28 681
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
63700-63709
Websitehttp://kupyansk.osp-ua.info/

OverviewEdit

 
Kupyansk railway station

Kupiansk is located on the bank of the river Oskol.

Kupiansk was occupied during World War II by the German Army from July 24, 1942 to February 3, 1943

Kupiansk is divided into three subparts, known as: Kupyansk (main part of town), Kupiansk-Vuzlovyi (where the train station is), and Kivsharivka.

Kupyansk is about 2 1/2 hours from Kharkiv. There are connections by train or bus.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 26 August 2017.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Kupiansk at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 49°43′N 37°35′E / 49.717°N 37.583°E / 49.717; 37.583