Reni (Ukrainian: Рені́, pronounced [reˈn⁽ʲ⁾i]; Romanian: Reni) is a small city in Izmail Raion, Odesa Oblast (province) of south Ukraine. It hosts the administration of Reni urban hromada, one of the hromadas of Ukraine. Reni is located in the Bessarabian historic district of Budjak and on the left bank of the Danube. The settlement was founded around 1548, acquiring city status in 1821. Population: 17,736 (2022 est.).
|Coordinates: 45°27′27″N 28°16′16″E / 45.45750°N 28.27111°ECoordinates: 45°27′27″N 28°16′16″E / 45.45750°N 28.27111°E|
|• City Head/Mayor||Ihor Plekhov|
|• Total||393 km2 (152 sq mi)|
|• Density||45/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Area code||+380 4840|
The surrounding Reni Raion includes some 38,000 people (including those in the town), 49% of them ethnic Moldovans, 18% Ukrainians, 15% Russians, 8.5% Bulgarians and 8% Gagauz.
There are six schools, one filial branch of the Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, and three Ukrainian Orthodox church buildings. It is also home to the Light of the World Church.
- Maksym Braharu, Ukrainian footballer
- Alexander Deutsch, Soviet astronomer
- Pavel Ciobanu, Moldovan soccer player
- ^ "Ренийская городская громада" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.
- ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2022 [Number of Present Population of Ukraine, as of January 1, 2022] (PDF) (in Ukrainian and English). Kyiv: State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
- ^ 2001 All Ukrainian population census results for Odessa Region Archived 2009-07-31 at the Wayback Machine
- ^ "The dream God had for the city of Reni, Ukraine - Home". Archived from the original on 2008-01-31.