Pershotravensk (Ukrainian: Першотравенськ, pronounced [perʃoˈtrɑwenʲsʲk]) is a city in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Administratively, it is incorporated as the town of oblast significance.

Pershotravensk

Першотравенськ
Flag of Pershotravensk
Flag
Coat of arms of Pershotravensk
Coat of arms
Pershotravensk is located in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Pershotravensk
Pershotravensk
Location of Pershotravensk
Pershotravensk is located in Ukraine
Pershotravensk
Pershotravensk
Pershotravensk (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 48°20′51″N 36°24′06″E / 48.34750°N 36.40167°E / 48.34750; 36.40167Coordinates: 48°20′51″N 36°24′06″E / 48.34750°N 36.40167°E / 48.34750; 36.40167
Country Ukraine
Oblast Dnipropetrovsk
Established1954
City from1966[2]
Elevation
132 m (433 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total28 011[1]
Postal code
52800—52899
Area code(s)+380-5633

HistoryEdit

Until May 1960 it was known as a town Shakhtarske. City since February 1966.

In 1974 the population was 23.6 thousand people[2].

In January 1989 the population was 28 068 people[3]

In January 2013 the population was 29 019 people[4].

Ukraine and Zenit St. Petersburg footballer, Yaroslav Rakitskiy, is from the town.

ReferencesEdit