Verkhniodniprovsk (Ukrainian: Верхньодніпровськ, pronounced [werxnʲod⁽ʲ⁾n⁽ʲ⁾iˈprɔu̯sʲk]; Russian: Верхнеднепровск) is a city in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of the Verkhniodniprovsk Raion (district). The city is located at confluence of the Samotkan River into the Kamianske Reservoir at the Dnieper River. Population: 16,885 (2013 est.).[1] In 2001, the population was 16,976.

Verkhnodniprovsk

Верхньодніпровськ
WW2 memorial in Verkhniodniprovsk
WW2 memorial in Verkhniodniprovsk
Flag of Verkhnodniprovsk
Flag
Coat of arms of Verkhnodniprovsk
Coat of arms
Verkhnodniprovsk is located in Ukraine
Verkhnodniprovsk
Verkhnodniprovsk
Location of Verkhniodniprovsk
Coordinates: 48°39′22″N 34°19′42″E / 48.65611°N 34.32833°E / 48.65611; 34.32833Coordinates: 48°39′22″N 34°19′42″E / 48.65611°N 34.32833°E / 48.65611; 34.32833
Country
Oblast
Raion
 Ukraine
 Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Verkhniodniprovsk Raion
Founded1779
City rightsJune 5, 1806
Government
 • MayorGennadiy Mykolayovych Lebid'
Population
 (2001)
 • Total16,976
Postal code
51600
Area code(s)+380 5658
Licence plate / 04АЕ
Websitehttp://www.vdn.dp.ua/

TransportEdit

The city is located 13 km (8 mi) from train station named Verkhniodniprovsk in Novomykolaivka, 25 km (16 mi) north-west from Kamianske, 73 km (45 mi) north-west from Dnipro.

Famous peopleEdit

Verkhniodniprovsk was the birthplace of politician Volodymyr Shcherbytsky, who served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine from 1972 to 1989.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України [Actual population of Ukraine] (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.

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