Shestakove (Ukrainian: Шестакове; Russian: Шестаково; until 1968 Nepokryte (Непокрите)) is a village in Chuhuiv Raion (district) in Kharkiv Oblast of eastern Ukraine, at about 29.3 kilometres (18.2 mi) east-northeast from the centre of Kharkiv city.

Shestakove
Шестакове
Building of Shestakove village council
Building of Shestakove village council
Shestakove is located in Kharkiv Oblast
Shestakove
Shestakove
Location of Shestakove within Ukraine
Shestakove is located in Ukraine
Shestakove
Shestakove
Shestakove (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 50°04′18″N 36°37′18″E / 50.071667°N 36.621667°E / 50.071667; 36.621667Coordinates: 50°04′18″N 36°37′18″E / 50.071667°N 36.621667°E / 50.071667; 36.621667
CountryUkraine
ProvinceKharkiv Oblast
DistrictChuhuiv Raion
Founded1675
Area
 • Total2.184 km2 (0.843 sq mi)
Elevation
150 m (490 ft)
Population
 • Total649
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
62562
Area code+380 5741

The village came under attack by Russian forces in May 2022, during the Russian invasion of Ukraine.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "In liberated Shestakove, the Ukrainian Armed Forces captured armored vehicles and prisoners of war". mil.in.ua. 7 May 2022. Retrieved 25 June 2022.