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Kharkiv
Харкiв
Kharkiv's Freedom Square with the Gosprom building.
Kharkiv's Freedom Square with the Gosprom building.

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Coordinates: 49°54′60″N 36°18′60″E / 49.91667, 36.31667
Country Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
Oblast Kharkiv Oblast
Raion Kharkivskyi Raion
Founded 1654
City rights 1552-1654
Government
 - Mayor Mykhailo (Mikhail) Dobkin
Area
 - Total 310 km² (119.7 sq mi)
Elevation 152 m (499 ft)
Population (2007)
 - Total 1,461,000
 - Density 4,500/km² (11,654.9/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 61001—61499
Licence plate ХА, 21 (old)
Sister cities Belgorod, Bologna, Cincinnati, Kaunas, Lille, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Nuremberg, Poznań, St. Petersburg, Tianjin, Kutaisi, Varna
Website: http://www.city.kharkov.ua

Kharkiv or Kharkov (Ukrainian: Харків, Russian: Харьков) is the second largest city in Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Kharkiv Oblast (province), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Kharkivskyi Raion (district) within the oblast. The city is located in the northeast of the country at around 49°54′60″N, 36°18′60″ECoordinates: 49°54′60″N, 36°18′60″E. As of 2006, its population is 1,461,300.[1] Ploshcha Svobody, Kharkiv Ploshcha Svobody (Ukrainian: ; Russian: , Ploshchad Svobody) or Freedom Square in Kharkiv is the largest city-centre square in Europe, and second in the world after Tiananmen Square in China. ... Image File history File links Flag_harkov_obl1. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Coat of arms of Kharkiv. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1200x799, 79 KB) Summary Description = Kharkiv geographical position Source = own work, Skluesener Date = 15. ... 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Kharkiv Oblast (Харківська область, Kharkivs’ka oblast’ or Харківщина, Kharkivshchyna in Ukrainian; Харьковская область, Khar’kovskaya oblast’ in Russian) is an oblast of eastern Ukraine. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Kharkiv Oblast (Харківська область, Kharkivs’ka oblast’ or Харківщина, Kharkivshchyna in Ukrainian; Харьковская область, Khar’kovskaya oblast’ in Russian) is an oblast of eastern Ukraine. ... A raion (or rayon) (Russian and Ukrainian: ; Belarusian раён; Azeri: rayon, Latvian: rajons, Georgian: , raioni) is one of two kinds of administrative subdivisions in languages of some post-Soviet states: a subnational entity and a subdivision of a city. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Kharkiv is one of the main industrial, cultural and educational centres of Ukraine. Its industry specializes mostly in arms production and machinery. There are hundreds of industrial companies in the city. Among them are world famous giants like the Morozov Design Bureau and the Malyshev Tank Factory, leaders in tank production since the 1930s; Hartron (aerospace and nuclear electronics); and the Turboatom turbines producer. A machine is any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of tasks. ... Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau (KMDB, Ukrainian: Харківське Конструкторське Бюро по Mашинобудуванню ім. ... The Malyshev Factory (Ukrainian: ), formerly the Kharkov Locomotive Factory (KhPZ), is a state-owned manufacturer of heavy equipment in Kharkiv, Ukraine. ... Look up aerospace in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Surface mount electronic components Electronics is the study of the flow of charge through various materials and devices such as semiconductors, resistors, inductors, capacitors, nano-structures and vacuum tubes. ... A Siemens steam turbine with the case opened. ...


There is also an underground rapid-transit system (metro) with about 35 km of track and 28 stations. A well-known landmark of Kharkiv is the Freedom Square (Ploshcha Svobody), which is currently the third largest city square in Europe, and the 7th largest square in the world. Line scheme of the Kharkiv Metro system The Kharkiv Metro (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Ploshcha Svobody, Kharkiv Ploshcha Svobody (Ukrainian: ; Russian: , Ploshchad Svobody) or Freedom Square in Kharkiv is the largest city-centre square in Europe, and second in the world after Tiananmen Square in China. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Tiananmen Square, Beijing The Macroplaza, Monterrey Prato della Valle, Padova Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Isfahan Place de la Concorde, Paris Palace Square, St. ...

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Geography and climate

Kharkiv is located in the northeastern region of Ukraine at around 49°54′60″N, 36°18′60″E. Historically, Kharkiv lies in the Sloboda Ukraine region (Slobozhanshchyna), in which it is considered the main city. The city rests at the confluence of the Kharkiv, Lopan, and Udy Rivers, where they flow into the Seversky Donets watershed. Sloboda Ukraine (Russian: Слободская Украина) or Slobozhanshchina (Слобожанщина) was a historical region (17th–18th centuries) on the frontier of Muscovy and Imperial Russia, settled by Ukrainian Cossacks that were fugitives from Poland, as well as by peasants and townspeople. ... Kharkiv (Ukrainian: , Russian: ) is a river in Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine, a left tributary of the Lopan River. ... Length 1,050 km Elevation of the source - m Average discharge - m³/s Area watershed - km² Origin Russia Mouth Don River Basin countries Russia, Ukraine Donets (Донец), is a tributary of Don River, Russia. ...


Kharkiv's climate is moderate continental: cold and snowy winters, and hot summers. The seasonal average temperatures are not too cold in winter, not too hot in summer (-6.9°C in January, and 20.3°C in July). The average rainfall totals 513 millimetres per year, with the most in June and July. Regions containing a continental climate exist in portions of Northern Hemisphere continents, and also at higher elevations in certain other parts of the world. ... For other uses, see Celsius (disambiguation). ... A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter, symbol mm) is an SI unit of length that is equal to one thousandth of a metre. ...

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Ave. high °CF) -5 (23) -2 (27) 2 (37) 13 (56) 21 (71) 25 (77) 27 (81) 26 (79) 20 (68) 12 (55) 3 (39) -1 (30) 12 (54)
Ave. low °C (°F) -9 (15) -8 (17 -3 (26) 4 (40) 10 (50) 13 (56) 15 (59) 14 (58) 9 (49) 3 (39) 0 (31) -3 (25) 3 (39)
Source: Weatherbase[2]

For other uses, see Celsius (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Fahrenheit (disambiguation). ...

History

Kurgan stele in Kharkiv, locally called Skifska baba "Scythian baba".
Kurgan stele in Kharkiv, locally called Skifska baba "Scythian baba".

Archeological evidence discovered in the area of present-day Kharkiv indicates that a local population has existed in that area since the 2nd millennium BC. Cultural artifacts date back to the Bronze Age, as well as those of later Scythian and Sarmatian settlers. There is also evidence that the Chernyakhov culture flourished in the area from the 2nd to the 6th century. The Bronze Age is a period in a civilizations development when the most advanced metalworking has developed the techniques of smelting copper from natural outcroppings and alloys it to cast bronze. ... The Scythians (, also ) or Scyths ([1]; from Greek ), a nation of horse-riding nomadic pastoralists who spoke an Iranian language[2], dominated the Pontic steppe throughout Classical Antiquity. ... Sarmatia Europea in Scythia map 1697 AD Sarmatia Europæa separated from Sarmatia Asiatica by the Tanais (the River Don), based on Greek literary sources, in a map printed in London, ca 1770 Great steppe in early spring. ... Chernyakhiv culture is shown in orange, the third-century Wielbark Culture in red. ...


Founded in the middle of 17th century, the city has had a university since 1805. During the early years of the Soviet Union, Kharkiv was the capital of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (from 1917–1934). Also known as Kharkov State University or Karazin Kharkiv National University. ... Not to be confused with capitol. ... State motto: Ukrainian: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Translation: Workers of the world, unite! Capital Kiev Official language Ukrainian and Russian Established In the USSR:  - Since  - Until December 25, 1917 December 30, 1922 August 24, 1991 Area  - Total  - Water (%) Ranked 3rd in the USSR 603,700 km² negligible Population  - Total   - Density Ranked 2nd in the...

Vintage view of Kharkiv in the 1890s.
Vintage view of Kharkiv in the 1890s.

In the early 1930s, the Ukrainian famine (Holodomor) drove many people off the land into the cities, to Kharkiv in particular, in search of food. Some of them died and were secretly buried in one of the city's cemeteries. During April and May 1940 about 3,800 Polish prisoners of Starobelsk camp were murdered in the Kharkiv NKVD building, later buried in Pyatykhatky forest (part of the Katyn massacre).[3] Image File history File links 19th-century vintage postcard of Kharkov downtown. ... Image File history File links 19th-century vintage postcard of Kharkov downtown. ... <nowiki>Insert non-formatted text hereBold text</nowiki>A famine is a social and economic crisis that is commonly accompanied by widespread malnutrition, starvation, epidemic and increased mortality. ... Child victim of the Holodomor Map of Ukrainian SRR in 1932-1933 (7 Oblast`s (Regions) + Moldavian ASSR) administrative borders given in light grey The Ukrainian famine (1932-1933), or Holodomor (Ukrainian: Голодомор), was one of the largest national catastrophes of the Ukrainian nation in modern history with direct loss of... Starobelsk is a towm near Luhansk in Ukraine. ... Emblem of the NKVD The NKVD (Russian: ,  ) or Peoples Commissariat for Internal Affairs was the leading secret police organization of the Soviet Union that was responsible for political repression during the Stalinist era. ... Katyn and KatyÅ„ redirect here. ...


During World War II, Kharkiv was the site of several military engagements. The city was captured by Nazi Germany and its military allies, recaptured by the Red Army, captured a second time by the Nazis and then finally liberated on August 23, 1943. Seventy percent of the city was destroyed and tens of thousands of the inhabitants were killed. It is mentioned that Kharkiv was the most populated city in the Soviet Union occupied by Nazis, since in the years preceding World War II, Kiev was the smaller of the two by population. Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Four battles of World War II around the city of Kharkov in the Soviet Union are known as the Battle of Kharkov: Axis troops captured the city in the First Battle of Kharkov, 1941. ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... For other organizations known as the Red Army, see Red Army (disambiguation). ... {| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Teveleva sqr. ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: , Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587 ft) Population (2006)  - City 4,450,968  - Density 3,299/km² (8,544. ...

St. Demetrius Cathedral in Kharkiv.
St. Demetrius Cathedral in Kharkiv.

Between December 1941 through January 1942, an estimated 30,000 people (mostly Jewish) were killed by the Nazis. They were laid to rest in one of the largest mass graves that is known as Drobitsky Yar. Image File history File links 19th-century vintage postcard of St Demetrius Church in Kharkov. ... Image File history File links 19th-century vintage postcard of St Demetrius Church in Kharkov. ... Drobitsky Yar is a ravine 8km away from Kharkiv, Ukraine. ...


During World War II, four battles took place for control of the city: Combatants Soviet Union,[1] Poland, Tannu Tuva (until 1944 incorporation with USSR), Mongolia Germany,[2] Italy (to 1943), Romania (to 1944), Finland (to 1944), Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, Spain (to 1943, unofficial) Commanders Joseph Stalin, Aleksei Antonov, Ivan Konev, Rodion Malinovsky, Ivan Bagramyan, Kirill Meretskov, Ivan Petrov, Alexander Rodimtsev, Konstantin Rokossovsky...

Before the occupation, Kharkiv's tank industries were evacuated to the Urals with all their equipment, and became the heart of Red Army's tank programs (particularly, producing the legendary T-34 tank earlier designed in Kharkiv). These enterprises were returned after the war, and still continue to produce some of the world's best tanks. Operation Polkovodets Rumyantsev (literally: Commander Rumyantsev, after 18th-century Field Marshal Peter Rumyantsev) was a military operation conducted by the Red Army in its fight against the German Wehrmacht during World War II. The operation was conducted by Steppe Front in the Belgorod sector. ... The Malyshev Factory (Ukrainian: ), formerly the Kharkov Locomotive Factory (KhPZ), is a state-owned manufacturer of heavy equipment in Kharkiv, Ukraine. ... The Ural Mountains, (Russian: Ура́льские го́ры = Ура́л) also known simply as the Urals, are a mountain range that run roughly north and south through western Russia. ... For other organizations known as the Red Army, see Red Army (disambiguation). ... The T-34 is a Soviet medium tank first produced in 1940. ...


Government and administrative divisions

While Kharkiv is the administrative center of the Kharkiv Oblast (province), the city affairs are managed by the Kharkiv City Municipality. Kharkiv is a city of oblast subordinance. Not to be confused with capitol. ... Kharkiv Oblast (Харківська область, Kharkivs’ka oblast’ or Харківщина, Kharkivshchyna in Ukrainian; Харьковская область, Khar’kovskaya oblast’ in Russian) is an oblast of eastern Ukraine. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Ukraine is subdivided into 24 oblasts (Ukrainian singular: область, oblast; plural області, oblasti), one autonomous republic (автономна республіка, avtonomna respublika), and two cities with special status (singular місто зі спеціальним статусом, misto zi spetsialnym statusom). ...


The territory of Kharkiv is divided into 9 administrative raions (districts): A raion (or rayon) (Russian and Ukrainian: ; Belarusian раён; Azeri: rayon, Latvian: rajons, Georgian: , raioni) is one of two kinds of administrative subdivisions in languages of some post-Soviet states: a subnational entity and a subdivision of a city. ... Districts are a form of local government in several countries. ...

  1. Dzerzhynsky (Ukrainian: Дзержинський район)
  2. Zhovtnevy (Ukrainian: Жовтневий район)
  3. Kyivsky (Ukrainian: Київський район)
  4. Kominternіvsky (Ukrainian: Комінтернівський район)
  5. Leninsky (Ukrainian: Ленінський район)
  6. Moskovsky (Ukrainian: Московський район)
  7. Frunzensky (Ukrainian: Фрунзенський район)
  8. Ordzhonikidzevsky (Ukrainian: Орджонікідзевський район)
  9. Chervonozavodsky (Ukrainian: Червонозаводський район)

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1917 20,000 N/A
1926 417,000 +20.85%
1939 833,000 +1.99%
1942 ~170,000 +0.20%
1959 953,000 +5.60%
1989 1,593,970 +1.67%
1999 1,510,200 -0.94%
2001 1,470,000 -0.97%

According to the 1989 Soviet Union Census, the population of the city was 1,593,970. In 1991, the population decreased to 1,510,200, including 1,494,200 permanent city residents.[4] Kharkiv is currently the second-largest city in Ukraine after the capital, Kiev.[1] 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... This article is about the year. ... The 1989 Soviet Census was the final and most comprehensive census taken within The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics The census officially recorded the popullation of the USSR at 286,717,000, making it the third most populous country in the world. ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: , Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587 ft) Population (2006)  - City 4,450,968  - Density 3,299/km² (8,544. ...


The nationality structure of Kharkiv as of the 1989 census is: Ukrainians – 50.38 %, Russians – 43.63 %, Jews – 3 %, Belarusians – 0.75 %, and all others (more than 25 minorities) – 2.24 %.[4]


Kharkiv's city residents are primarily Russophone. Look up Russophone in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Economy

During the Soviet Union times Kharkiv was the capital of industrial production in Ukraine and one of the largest centers of industry and commerce in the USSR. After the collapse of the Soviet Union the largely defense systems oriented industrial production of the city decreased significantly. In the early 2000s the industry started to recover and adapt to civil needs. Now there are more than 380 industrial enterprises concentrated in the city, which have a total number of 150 000 employees. The enterprises form machine-building, electrotechnical, instrument-making, and energy complexes. The rise of Gorbachev Although reform stalled between 1964–1982, the generational shift gave new momentum for reform. ...


State-owned industrial giants, such as Turboatom[5] and Elektrotyazhmash[6] occupy 17% of the heavy power equipment construction (e.g., turbines) market worldwide. Multipurpose aircrafts are produced by Kharkov aircraft manufacturing plant of Antonov. Malyshev factory produces today not only armoured fighting vehicles, but also harvesters. Hartron[7] is the leading designer of space and commercial control systems in Ukraine and the CIS. For other uses, see Antonov (disambiguation). ... The Malyshev Factory (Ukrainian: ), formerly the Kharkov Locomotive Factory (KhPZ), is a state-owned manufacturer of heavy equipment in Kharkiv, Ukraine. ... An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is a military vehicle, protected by armour and armed with weapons. ...  Member state  Associate member Headquarters Minsk, Belarus Working language Russian Type Commonwealth Membership 11 member states 1 associate member Leaders  -  Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev Establishment December 21, 1991 Website http://cis. ...


Education

Kharkiv is one of the most prolific centers of higher education and research of Eastern Europe. The city has 13 national universities and numerous professional, technical and private higher education institutions, offering students a wide range of disciplines. Kharkiv National University (12m000 students), National Technical University “KhPI” (10m000 students) are the leading universities in Ukraine. A total number of 150,000 students attend the universities and other institutions of higher education in Kharkiv. About 9,000 foreign students from 96 countries study in the city. More than 17,000 faculty and research stuff are employed in the institutions of higher education in Kharkiv. Statistical regions of Europe as delineated by the United Nations (UN definition of Eastern Europe marked red):  Northern Europe  Western Europe  Eastern Europe  Southern Europe Pre-1989 division between the West (grey) and Eastern Bloc (orange) superimposed on current borders: Russia (dark orange), other countries formerly part of the USSR... Kharkiv National University (also known as Kharkov State University or Karazin Kharkiv National University), in the city of Kharkiv, is one of the major universities in Ukraine, in the former Soviet Union, and the Russian Empire. ... National Technical University Kharkiv Polytechnical Institute is the first technical university in Ukraine. ...


The city has a high concentration of research institutions, which are independent or loosely connected with the universities. Among them are three national science centers: Kharkіv Institute of Physics and Technology,[8] Institute of Metrology,[9] Institute for Experimental and Clinical Veterinary Medicine and 20 national research institutions of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, such as Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering.[10] A total number of 26,000 scientists are working in research and development. The National Academy of Science of Ukraine is the highest state research organization in Ukraine. ...


In addition to the libraries affiliated with the various universities and research institutions, the Kharkiv State Scientific V. Korolenko-library[11] is a major research library.


Kharkiv has 212 schools. Among them are 10 lyceums and 20 gymnasiums. A Lyceum can be an educational institution (often a school of secondary education in Europe), or a public hall used for cultural events like concerts. ... A gymnasium (pronounced with or, in Swedish, as opposed to ) is a type of school providing secondary education in some parts of Europe, comparable to English Grammar Schools and U.S. High Schools. ...


Modern Kharkiv

Of the many attractions of the Kharkiv city are the: Gosprom building, Memorial Complex, Freedom Square, Taras Shevchenko Monument, Mirror Stream, Uspensky Cathedral, Militia Museum, Pokrova Cathedral, T. Shevchenko Gardens, Kharkiv's funicular, Blahovishensky (The Annunciation) Cathedral, Children's narrow-gauge railroad, Building on Sumska Street №6, and many more. Ploshcha Svobody, Kharkiv Ploshcha Svobody (Ukrainian: ; Russian: , Ploshchad Svobody) or Freedom Square in Kharkiv is the largest city-centre square in Europe, and second in the world after Tiananmen Square in China. ... Taras Shevchenko Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (Ukrainian: ) (March 9, 1814 [O.S. February 25] – March 10, 1861 [O.S. February 26]) was a Ukrainian poet, also an artist and a humanist. ...


Sport

Kharkiv is Ukraine's second largest city and as in the whole country sports are taken seriously. The most popular sport is football. The city has two clubs playing in the Ukrainian Premier League, one in the Persha Liha and two in Druha Liha B. A sport consists of a physical activity or skill carried out with a recreational purpose: for competition, for self-enjoyment, to attain excellence, for the development of a skill, or some combination of these. ... Soccer redirects here. ... Professional football league of Ukraine logo The Ukrainian Premier League (Ukrainian: , Vyscha Liha) is the highest division of Ukrainian annual football championship. ... The Persha Liha or Ukrainian First League is a football league in Ukraine. ... The Druha Liha B is a football league in Ukraine. ...

FC Metalist Kharkiv (Ukrainian: ) is a football team from Kharkiv, Ukraine currently playing in the Ukrainian Premier League. ... Metalist Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Kharkiv, Ukraine. ... Club crest FC Kharkiv is a professional football team based in Kharkiv, Ukraine. ... Metalist Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Kharkiv, Ukraine. ... FC Helios Kharkiv (Ukrainian: ФК Геліос (Харків)) is a Ukrainian football club located in Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine // History Main article: History of FC Helios Kharkiv FC Helios Kharkiv was founded in 2002 Colours and badge FC Helios Kharkivs colours are red, black and white Current squad As of 7 April 2006... FC Arsenal Kharkiv is a professional football team based in Kharkiv, Ukraine. ... Club Crest FC Hazovyk-KhGV Kharkiv is a professional football team based in Kharkiv, Ukraine. ... KhTZ stadium, which is located between Maselskogo and Traktorny zavod Kharkiv Metro stations, serves as a home soil to FC Hazovyk-KhGV Kharkiv football club and sometimes used for athletics tournaments of domestic importance. ...

Sister cities

Kharkiv is currently twinned with:[12] Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

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Famous people from Kharkiv

Bortkiewicz in 1905, at age 28 Sergei Bortkiewicz (Ukrainian: , Sergey Eduardovich Bortkevich; 28 February 1877 [O.S. 16 February] – October 25, 1952) was a Ukrainian-born Polish Romantic composer and pianist. ... The expression romantic music and the homophone phrase Romantic music have two essentially different meanings. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... A pianist is a person who plays the piano. ... The poster Normandie (1935) is Cassandres most famous design Adolphe Mouron Cassandre (January 24, 1901 – June 19, 1968) was an influential Ukrainian-French painter, commercial poster artist, and typeface designer. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... Placard redirects here: this should not be confused with Plaque or Plack Poster from the Spanish Revolution A poster is any large piece of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or vertical surface. ... “Font” redirects here. ... Vladimir Gershonovich Drinfeld (Russian: ) is a mathematician born February 4, 1954 in the Ukrainian SSR. At the age of 15 he won a gold medal with the perfect score in the International Mathematics Olympiad in 1969, representing the Soviet Union, and entered the Moscow State University the same year... Valentina Grizodubova Valentina Stepanovna Grizodubova (Russian: ) (May 10, 1909 in Kharkov – April 28, 1993 in Moscow) was a one of the first female pilots in the Soviet Union and was awarded titles Hero of the Soviet Union and Hero of Socialist Labour. ... Lyudmia Gurchenko in 1950ies Lyudmila Markovna Gurchenko (Russian: , born 1935) is a popular Soviet and Russian actress, singer and entertainer. ... Soviet redirects here. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... An entertainer is someone who is hired to entertain people. ... Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich Russian language: Михаил Иосифович Гуревич (December 31, 1892 - November, 1976) was a Soviet aircraft designer, a partner (with Artem Mikoyan) of the famous MiG military aviation bureau. ... Artem Ivanovich Mikoyan Artem Ivanovich Mikoyan (Ô±Ö€Õ¿ÕµÕ¸Õ´ Õ€Õ¸Õ¾Õ°Õ¡Õ¶Õ¶Õ¥Õ½Õ« Õ„Õ«Õ¯Õ¸ÕµÕ¡Õ¶ or Ô±Õ¶Õ¸Ö‚Õ·Õ¡Õ¾Õ¡Õ¶ Õ€Õ¸Õ¾Õ°Õ¡Õ¶Õ¶Õ¥Õ½Õ« Õ„Õ«Õ¯Õ¸ÕµÕ¡Õ¶ in Armenian; Артё́м Ива́нович Микоя́н in Russian) (August 5, 1905 December 9, 1970) was an Armenian / Soviet aircraft designer, in partnership with Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich he designed many of the famous MiG military aircraft. ... 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Mikhail Ilyich Koshkin (Russian: Михаил Ильич Кошкин, 1898 â€“ September 26, 1940, Kharkov) was a Soviet tank designer, chief designer of the famous T-34 tank. ... The T-34 is a Soviet medium tank first produced in 1940. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Lev Davidovich Landau Lev Davidovich Landau (Russian language: Ле́в Дави́дович Ланда́у) (January 22, 1908 – April 1, 1968) was a prominent Soviet physicist, who made fundamental contributions to many areas of theoretical physics. ... Evgeny Mikhailovich Lifshitz (Russian: ; February 21, 1915 – October 29, 1985) was a notable Soviet physicist. ... Not to be confused with physician, a person who practices medicine. ... Gleb Evgeniyevich Lozino-Lozinskiy (Russian: , December 25, 1909 - November 28, 2001) - was a Russian engineer, General Director and General Designer of the JSC NPO Molniya, lead developer of the Russian Shuttle Buran programme, Doctor of Science, Hero of Socialist Labour, laureate of Lenin Prize (1962) and State Prizes (1950, 1952). ... This article is about the Buran space program in general. ... Irina Press (born March 10, 1939 in Kharkov, Ukrainian SSR) has won two Olympic gold medals for the USSR team, in 80 m hurdles (1960) and pentathlon (1964). ... Gold Medal is an album by American band The Donnas, released in 2004. ... Tamara Press (May 10, 1937 in Kharkiv, Ukraine) is a former Soviet shot putter and discus thrower in the 1960s. ... CCCP redirects here. ... Shot put The shot put is an athletics (track and field) event involving putting (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy metal ball (called the shot) as far as possible. ... Discus redirects here. ... 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Galileo is often referred to as the Father of Modern Astronomy. ... Mark Evgenievich Taimanov (Марк Евгеньевич Тайманов) (born February 7, 1926) is a leading Russian chess player and concert pianist. ... This article is about the Western board game. ... For other uses, see Concert (disambiguation). ... A pianist is a person who plays the piano. ... Nikolai Aleksandrovich Tikhonov (ru: Николай Александрович Тихонов ) (Kharkiv, May 14, 1905 – Moscow, June 1, 1997) was the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (or Premier of the Soviet Union) from 1980 to 1985. ... Premier of the Soviet Union is the commonly used English term for the offices of Chairman of the Council of Peoples Commissars of the USSR (Председатель Совета Народных Комиссаров СССР; Predsedatel Soveta Narodnykh Komissarov SSSR) (1923-1946) and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (Председатель Совета Министров СССР; Predsedatel Soveta Ministrov SSSR) (1946-1991), who... Vladimir Vasyutin,(March 8, 1952, Kharkov, Kharkov Oblast, Ukrainian SSR - July 19, 2002) was a cosmonaut. ... CCCP redirects here. ... U.S. Space Shuttle astronaut Bruce McCandless II using a manned maneuvering unit. ...

Transportation

Kharkiv's railway station building "Pivdenny vokzal" (South railway station).
Kharkiv's railway station building "Pivdenny vokzal" (South railway station).

The city of Kharkiv is one of the largest transportation centers in Ukraine, which is connected to numerous cities of the world by air, rail and road traffic. The city has many transportation methods, including: public transport, taxis, railways, and air traffic. Image File history File linksMetadata Kharkiv_vokzal. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Kharkiv_vokzal. ...


Local transportation

Being an important transportation center of Ukraine, Kharkiv itself contains many different transportation methods. Kharkiv's Metro is the city's rapid transit system, which includes three different lines with 28 stations in total.[13] The Kharkiv buses carry about 12 million passengers annually. Line scheme of the Kharkiv Metro system The Kharkiv Metro (Ukrainian: , translit. ...


Various public transportation methods in the city are: Buses (12 million passengers annually), Kharkiv Metro, trolleybuses, tramways (which celebrated 100 years of service in 2006), and marshrutkas (private minibuses). Line scheme of the Kharkiv Metro system The Kharkiv Metro (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Marshrutka (Russian: ; short for маршрутное такси (routed taxicab)) is a CIS minibus taxi. ...


Railways

The first railway connection of Kharkiv was opened in 1869. The first train to arrive in Kharkiv came from the north on May 22, 1869, and on June 6, 1869, traffic was opened on the Kursk-Kharkiv-Azov line. Kharkiv's passenger railway station was reconstructed and expanded in 1901, to be later destroyed in the Second World War. A new railway station was built in 1952. is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... is the 157th day of the year (158th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Various railway transportation methods available in the city are the: Railway trains, and elektrichkas (regional electric trains). Elektrichka departing from station platform Elektrichka on Yaroslavskiy Rail Terminal, Moscow Elektrichka (Russian: , Ukrainian: is a slang word for elektropoezd (Russian: ), a Soviet or post-Soviet regional (mostly suburban) electrical multiple unit passenger train. ...


Air travel

Kharkiv is served by an international airport which used to have about 200 flights a day, almost all of them being passenger flights. The Kharkiv Osnova International Airport was only recently granted international status. The airport itself is not big and is situated within the city boundaries, south from the city centre. Flights to Kiev and Moscow are available on a daily basis. There are regular flights to Vienna and Istanbul, and several other destinations. Charter flights are also available. The former largest carrier of the Kharkiv Airport - Aeromost-Kharkiv - is not serving any regular destinations as of 2007. Kharkiv Osnova International Airport (Ukrainian: , Russian: ) (IATA: HRK, ICAO: UKHH) is an airport located in Kharkiv, Ukraine. ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: , Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587 ft) Population (2006)  - City 4,450,968  - Density 3,299/km² (8,544. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... Istanbul (Turkish: , Greek: , historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see other names) is Turkeys most populous city, and its cultural and financial center. ...


The Kharkiv North Airport is a factory airfield and was a major production facility for Tupolev. Kharkiv North Airport (also Kharkov North) (ICAO: UKHV) is an airport in Ukraine located 4 km north of Kharkiv. ... Tupolev (Russian: Туполев) is a Russian aerospace and defence company. ...


There are speculations on building a new airport on the border with Russia, that would serve both Kharkiv and Russian city of Belgorod.[citation needed] Coat of arms of Belgorod Belgorod (Russian: ) is a city in Western Russia, situated on the Severny Donets river just 40 km north from the Ukrainian border, at 50°37′N 36°35′E. It is the administrative center of Belgorod Oblast. ...


Footnotes and references

  1. ^ a b Results / General results of the census / Number of cities (English). 2001 Ukrainian Census. Retrieved on August 28, [[2006]].
  2. ^ Historical Weather for Kharkiv (English). Weatherbase. Retrieved on May 7, [[2007]].
  3. ^ Fischer, Benjamin B., "The Katyn Controversy: Stalin's Killing Field", Studies in Intelligence, Winter 1999-2000, last accessed on 10 December, 2005
  4. ^ a b Kharkov today (Russian). Our Kharkov. Retrieved on May 4, [[2007]].
  5. ^ turboatom.com.ua
  6. ^ spetm.com.ua
  7. ^ hartron.com.ua
  8. ^ www.kipt.kharkov.ua
  9. ^ metrology.kharkov.ua
  10. ^ ilt.kharkov.ua
  11. ^ korolenko.kharkov.com
  12. ^ Sister cities of Kharkov (Russian). kharkov.vbelous.net. Retrieved on May 4, [[2007]].
  13. ^ Metro. Basic facts (Russian). Retrieved on May 4, [[2007]].

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Motto: ÐŸÑ€Ð¾Ñ†Ð²ÐµÑ‚ание в единстве(Russian) Protsvetanie v edinstve(transliteration) Prosperity in unity Anthem: ÐÐ¸Ð²Ñ‹ и горы твои волшебны, Родина(Russian) Nivy i gory tvoi volshebny, Rodina(transliteration) Your fields and mounts are wonderful, Motherland Location of Crimea (red) with respect to Ukraine (light blue). ... As of January 1, 2006 there are 457 cities (Ukrainian: мiсто, misto) in Ukraine. ... Cherkasy (Ukrainian Черкаси, Rus. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Chernihiv highlighted. ... Map of Ukraine (blue) with Chernivtsi highlighted (red). ... Location Map of Ukraine with Dnipropetrovsk highlighted. ... For Donetsk in Russia, see Donetsk, Russia. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Ivano-Frankivsk highlighted. ... Kherson (Ukrainian and Russian Херсон) is a city in southern Ukraine, the capital of Kherson Oblast, with 303,900 inhabitants (2004). ... Location Map of Ukraine with Khmelnytskyi. ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: , Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587 ft) Population (2006)  - City 4,450,968  - Density 3,299/km² (8,544. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Kirovohrad highlighted. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Luhansk highlighted. ... Lutsk (Ukrainian: Луцьк) is the capital of the Volyn Oblast, Ukraine. ... “Lvov” redirects here. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Mykolaiv highlighted. ... The ODESSA, which stands for the German phrase Organisation der ehemaligen SS-Angehörigen, which phrase in turn translates as “Organization of Former Members of the SS,” is the name commonly given to an international Nazi network alleged to have been set up towards the end of World War II... Location Map of Ukraine with Poltava highlighted. ... Rivne (Ukrainian: , Russian: , translit. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Sevastopol highlighted. ... 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