Znamianka (Ukrainian: Зна́м'янка) is a city in Kirovohrad Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Population: 23,983 (2013 est.)[2].

Znamianka

Зна́м'янка
Znamjanka City Hall
Znamjanka City Hall
Znamianka Flag
Flag
Znamianka coat of arms
Coat of arms
Znamianka is located in Ukraine
Znamianka
Znamianka
Coordinates: 48°42′49″N 32°40′24″E / 48.71361°N 32.67333°E / 48.71361; 32.67333Coordinates: 48°42′49″N 32°40′24″E / 48.71361°N 32.67333°E / 48.71361; 32.67333
CountryUkraine
OblastKirovohrad Oblast
CouncilZnamianka city council
Founded1869
Area
 • Total14.8 km2 (5.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total22 770[1]
Postal code
27400
Area code(s)+380 5233

Administratively, Znamianka is incorporated as a city of oblast significance. Ir also serves as the administrative center of Znamianka Raion (district), though administratively it does not belong to the raion. Znamianka Municipality combines the city of Znamianka, the urban-tye settlement of Znamianka Druha, and the village of Vodyane.

HistoryEdit

During World War II it was under German occupation from August 5, 1941 to December 9, 1943.

In January 1989 the population was 33 828 people[3].

In January 2013 the population was 23 983 people[4].

NowadaysEdit

The city itself is known for its railway station.

There is a memorial to the soldiers of the 5th Guards Tank Army, who liberated the town from the Germans.[5] It takes the form of a tank mounted on a plinth.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2018 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2018. стор.41
  2. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України [Actual population of Ukraine] (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  3. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность городского населения союзных республик, их территориальных единиц, городских поселений и городских районов по полу
  4. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2013 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2013. стор.70
  5. ^ "Шукач - dombrovskii_a посетил(а) "5-я гвардейская танковая армия. Памятник освободителям Знаменки."". Shukach.com. Retrieved 26 July 2018.