Vasylivka (Ukrainian: Василівка; Russian: Васильевка) is a city in Zaporizhia Oblast (province) in southern Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Vasylivka Raion. The city is situated on the banks of the Kakhovka Reservoir on the Dnieper River.
|• Land||10.23 km2 (3.95 sq mi)|
The area was settled by the Zaporozhian Cossacks in the 1740s. In 1788, Catherine II of Russia granted the region to a landlord Vasili Stepanovich Popov, a Russian general whose name Vasylivka as his manor still bears. His grandson built the Popov Manor House there. The residence was visited by Anton Makarenko in 1925.
In January 1989, according to the census, population was 16,325.
In January 2013, population was 13,996.
- Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2017 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2017. стор.33
- Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2013 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2013. стор.62
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