Voznesensk

Voznesensk (Ukrainian: Вознесенськ, Russian: Вознесенск) is a city in Mykolaiv Oblast (region) of Ukraine and the administrative center of Voznesensk Raion (district). Administratively, it is incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. Population: 34,050 (2021 est.)[2]

Voznesensk
Вознесенськ
Garden chapel in Voznesensk
Garden chapel in Voznesensk
Flag of Voznesensk
Official seal of Voznesensk
Voznesensk is located in Mykolaiv Oblast
Voznesensk
Voznesensk
Voznesensk is located in Ukraine
Voznesensk
Voznesensk
Coordinates: 47°34′N 31°18′E / 47.567°N 31.300°E / 47.567; 31.300Coordinates: 47°34′N 31°18′E / 47.567°N 31.300°E / 47.567; 31.300
Country Ukraine
OblastMykolaiv Oblast
RaionVoznesensk Raion
Founded1795[1]
Area
 • Total22.56 km2 (8.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total34,050
Websitewww.voznesensk.org

HistoryEdit

The city was founded by Catherine II the Great in 1795[1] as a settlement in Novorossiya Governorate of the Russian Empire.

City since 1938[1][3]

During World War II it was occupied by Axis troops since August 1941 until March 1944.

In January 1989 the population was 43 881 people.[4][3]

TransportationEdit

The Voznesensk railway station[1][3] is an important stop along the Odessa railroad, with direct trains available to major cities including Kyiv, Moscow, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Luhansk, and Donets'k. The main bus station offers many destinations including buses to Kyiv, Mykolayiv and Kherson. Local marshrutkas (route buses) run from the center to all of the cities' microregions and surrounding villages as well as every half-hour to Mykolayiv.

EducationEdit

Voznesensk has nine schools, a lyceum, a technicum, and a college.

RecreationEdit

Voznesensk has many available recreational opportunities. The city is situated along the Southern Buh river, where residents swim, fish, and relax on the riverbanks. To the north of Voznesensk, near Pervomaisk, the Southern Buh flows through a canyon which is famous for its whitewater rafting and mountain climbing. The stadium in the center of Voznesensk features a football pitch, tennis court, track, and playground. The sports club "VOSCO" in the third microregion has an indoor basketball/tennis court as well as a weight training room. In fall 2012, a new sports complex in the center, "Waterfall", opened, which has a swimming pool, training room and saunas.

HistoryEdit

The famous artist, Yevgeny Kibrik (1906-1978), was born and grew up in Voznesensk. There is a museum featuring his art on Lenin St.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Voznesensk (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 1.0
(33.8)
2.4
(36.3)
8.2
(46.8)
16.6
(61.9)
23.3
(73.9)
26.8
(80.2)
29.3
(84.7)
29.0
(84.2)
22.8
(73.0)
15.8
(60.4)
7.5
(45.5)
−2.4
(27.7)
15.4
(59.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) −2.2
(28.0)
−1.4
(29.5)
3.4
(38.1)
10.5
(50.9)
16.7
(62.1)
20.4
(68.7)
22.7
(72.9)
22.1
(71.8)
16.3
(61.3)
10.2
(50.4)
3.8
(38.8)
−0.5
(31.1)
10.2
(50.4)
Average low °C (°F) −4.9
(23.2)
−4.6
(23.7)
−0.5
(31.1)
5.2
(41.4)
10.4
(50.7)
14.5
(58.1)
16.4
(61.5)
15.6
(60.1)
10.8
(51.4)
5.7
(42.3)
0.8
(33.4)
−3.2
(26.2)
5.5
(41.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 29.2
(1.15)
30.6
(1.20)
28.6
(1.13)
33.0
(1.30)
48.4
(1.91)
65.8
(2.59)
62.7
(2.47)
49.6
(1.95)
50.2
(1.98)
34.2
(1.35)
36.6
(1.44)
34.3
(1.35)
503.2
(19.81)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 6.1 6.3 5.9 6.3 7.1 8.4 6.9 5.2 5.1 4.7 5.8 6.5 74.3
Average relative humidity (%) 82.3 79.5 73.8 65.2 63.0 65.8 63.5 61.8 68.9 75.2 82.4 83.4 72.1
Source: World Meteorological Organization[5]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Вознесенск // Большая Советская Энциклопедия. / под ред. А. М. Прохорова. 3-е изд. том 3. М., «Советская энциклопедия», 1971.
  2. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  3. ^ a b c Вознесенск // Большой энциклопедический словарь (в 2-х тт.). / редколл., гл. ред. А. М. Прохоров. том 1. М., "Советская энциклопедия", 1991. стр.236
  4. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность городского населения союзных республик, их территориальных единиц, городских поселений и городских районов по полу
  5. ^ "World Meteorological Organization Climate Normals for 1981–2010". World Meteorological Organization. Archived from the original on 17 July 2021. Retrieved 17 July 2021.

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