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Pershotravensk (Ukrainian: Першотравенськ, pronounced [pɛrʃɔtˈrɑβenʲsʲk]) is a town in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Administratively, Pershotravensk is incorporated as the town of oblast significance. In 2013, the population was 29,019, down from 29,140 in 2001.[1] Until 1960 was known as a town of Shakhtarske.

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
Elevation
132 m (433 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total29,019
Postal code
52800—52899
Area code(s)+380-5633

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

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