Vinkivtsi

Vinkivtsi (Ukrainian: Віньківці) is an urban-type settlement in the Khmelnytskyi Oblast in western Ukraine.[1] It serves as the administrative center of the Vinkivtsi Raion (district), housing the district's local administration buildings. The town's population was 6,937 as of the 2001 Ukrainian Census[1] and 6,093 (2020 est.)[3]

Vinkivtsi
Віньківці
Coat of arms of Vinkivtsi
Coordinates: 49°01′59″N 27°14′01″E / 49.03306°N 27.23361°E / 49.03306; 27.23361Coordinates: 49°01′59″N 27°14′01″E / 49.03306°N 27.23361°E / 49.03306; 27.23361
Country Ukraine
ProvinceKhmelnytskyi Oblast
DistrictVinkivtsi Raion
Founded1493
Town status1957
Government
 • Town HeadVasyl Ananchuk[1]
Area
 • Total11.45 km2 (4.42 sq mi)
Elevation290 m (950 ft)
Population
 (2020)
 • TotalDecrease 6,093
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
32500
Area code+380 3846
Websitehttp://rada.gov.ua/

The settlement was first founded in 1493. In 1927, it was renamed Zatonsk (Ukrainian: Затонськ) in honor of Volodymyr Zatonsky, a member of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR.[4] It received the status of an urban-type settlement in 1957.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Teofipol, Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Vinkivtsi Raion". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Vinkivtsi (Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Vinkivtsi Raion)". weather.in.ua. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Main Page". Vinkivtsi Raion State Administration (in Ukrainian). Archived from the original on 22 May 2013. Retrieved 11 February 2013.