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Lozova (Ukrainian: Лозова́) or Lozovaya (Russian: Лозова́я) is a city in Kharkiv Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Lozova Raion (district), the city itself is designated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. Population: 54,618 (2020 est.)[2]



Lozova Railway Station
Lozova Railway Station
Flag of Lozova
Coat of arms of Lozova
Coat of arms
Lozova is located in Kharkiv Oblast
Lozova is located in Ukraine
Coordinates: 48°53′N 36°23′E / 48.883°N 36.383°E / 48.883; 36.383Coordinates: 48°53′N 36°23′E / 48.883°N 36.383°E / 48.883; 36.383
Country Ukraine
Oblast Kharkiv Oblast
 • MayorSergey Zelensky[1]
 • Total181 km2 (70 sq mi)
 • Total54,618
 • Density300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
Area code(s)+38 05745

Lozova is the 2nd largest city in Kharkiv Oblast after Kharkiv in terms of population.


It was founded in late 1860s[3] as a settlement in Kharkov Governorate of the Russian Empire.[4][5]

During Russian Civil War it was occupied by German troops since April 1918 until November 1918.[3]

A local newspaper is published here since August 1929.[6]

City since October 1938.[3][5]

During World War II it was under German occupation from October 11, 1941 to September 16, 1943.[3]

After liberation, the city was completely restored. In 1953 there were four high schools, two libraries, one House of Culture and one stadium.[7]

In 1972 the population was 38.8 thousand people.[4]

In January 1989 the population was 72 991 people.[8][3]

The city was evacuated on August 27, 2008 due to a fire in an arsenal. However, there were no serious casualties or deaths.

In January 2013 the population was 58,307 people.[9]


Lozova is a main rail hub[7][4][3][5] within the Kharkiv Oblast.

City StructureEdit

St. Peter and Paul Church Under Construction in Raion
Shevchenko Square

The City is divided into two main parts, one is called Gorod and other one is called Raion.

People from LozovaEdit


  1. ^ https://m.tyzhden.ua/publication/249674
  2. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Лозовая // Большой энциклопедический словарь (в 2-х тт.). / редколл., гл. ред. А. М. Прохоров. том 1. М., "Советская энциклопедия", 1991. стр.724
  4. ^ a b c Лозовая // Большая Советская Энциклопедия. / под ред. А. М. Прохорова. 3-е изд. том 14. М., «Советская энциклопедия», 1973.
  5. ^ a b c Лозовая // Большая Российская Энциклопедия / редколл., гл. ред. Ю. С. Осипов. том 17. М., научное издательство "Большая Российская Энциклопедия", 2011. стр.756
  6. ^ № 3158. Советское слово // Летопись периодических и продолжающихся изданий СССР 1986 - 1990. Часть 2. Газеты. М., «Книжная палата», 1994. стр.413
  7. ^ a b Лозовая // Большая Советская Энциклопедия. / редколл., гл. ред. Б. А. Введенский. 2-е изд. том 25. М., Государственное научное издательство «Большая Советская энциклопедия», 1954. стр.359
  8. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность городского населения союзных республик, их территориальных единиц, городских поселений и городских районов по полу
  9. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2013 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2013. стор.96
  10. ^ Rapoport, Anatol. Conceptions of World Order: Building Peace in the Third Millennium (PDF). Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 May 2015. Retrieved 23 February 2015.

External linksEdit

  • InfoPort — Information-entertaining portal of Lozova