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Coordinates: 48°30′0″N, 32°16′0″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Kirovohrad
Кіровоград
Official flag of Kirovohrad Official coat of arms of Kirovohrad
Flag Coat of arms
Location
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Map of Ukraine with Kirovohrad highlighted.
Government
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Kirovohrad Oblast
City municipality
Founded 1754
City rights 1765, 1782
Mayor Mykola Chihrin
Geographical characteristics
Area
 - City

103 km²
Population
 - City (2004)
   - Density

239,400
  2,324/km²
Coordinates 48°30′0″N, 32°16′0″E
Elevation 124 m
Other Information
Postal Code 25000-490
Dialing Code +380 522
Website: Kirovohrad Online

Kirovohrad (Ukrainian: Кіровоград, Russian: Кировоград, translit. Kirovograd) is a city in southern Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Kirovohrad Oblast (province), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Kirovohradsky Raion (district) within the oblast. The city itself is also designated as its own separate raion within the oblast. Kirovohrad Flag, created by me, free to use File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Kirovohrad Emblem File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1200x799, 79 KB) Summary Description = Kirovohrad geographical position Source = own work, Skluesener Date = 15. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... 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). ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... Kirovohrad Oblast (Кіровоградська область, Kirovohrads’ka oblast’ or Кіровоградщина, Kirovohradshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... 1765 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is in modern times the title of the highest ranking municipal officer, who discharges certain judicial and administrative functions, in many systems an elected politician, who serves as chief executive and/or ceremonial official of many types of municipalities. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) A metre or meter[1] (symbol: m) is a unit of length and the current base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). ... Ukrainian postal codes consist of five digits. ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... There exist many possible systems for transliterating the Cyrillic alphabet of the Russian language to English or the Latin alphabet. ... Night view of Taipei City. ... In politics a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... Kirovohrad Oblast (Кіровоградська область, Kirovohrads’ka oblast’ or Кіровоградщина, Kirovohradshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ...


The current estimated population is 239,400 (as of 2004). 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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History

The history of Kirovohrad starts from that of Fort of St. Elizabeth. This fort was built in 1754 by the order of empress Elizabeth Petrovna and it played a pivotal role in the new lands added to Russia by the Belgrad Peace Treaty of 1739. In 1764 the settlement received status of the center of the Elizabeth province, and in 1784 the status of chief town of a district, when it was renamed after the fort as Yelizavetgrad. 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Empress Elizaveta Petrovna (1709-62) Yelizaveta Petrovna (Елизаве́та Петро́вна) (December 29, 1709 - January 5, 1762) was an Empress of Russia (1741 - 1762) who took the country into the War of Austrian succession (1740 - 1748) and the Seven Years War (1756-63). ... The Treaty of Belgrade was the peace treaty signed on September 18, 1739 in Belgrade, Serbia by the Ottoman Empire on one side and the Austria on the other. ... // About the number 1739 1739 is the smallest integer that can be written as sum of three perfect cubes, in two ways. ... 1764 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


The Fort of St. Elizabeth was located on the crossroads of trade routes, and it eventually became a major trade center. The city has held regular fairs 4 times a year. Merchants from all over the Russian Empire have visited these fairs. Also, there was a lot of foreign merchants, especially from Greece. Official language Russian Official Religion Russian Orthodox Christianity Capital Saint Petersburg (Petrograd 1914-1925) Area Approx. ...


Kirovohrad (Yelizavetgrad at the time) was a site of one of the first pogroms in Russia after the death of Alexander II. The Russian word pogrom (погром) refers to a massive violent attack on people with simultaneous destruction of their environment (homes, businesses, religious centers). ... Alexander (Aleksandr) II Nikolaevitch (Russian: Александр II Николаевич) (born April 17, 1818 in Moscow; died March 13, 1881 in St. ...


The first Ukrainian theater was built in Kirovohrad, which was founded by M. Kropyvnytsky, I. Karpenko-Karyy, M. Zankovetska, P. Saksahansky and M. Sadovsky.


Former names

Kirovohrad has changed its name many times:

1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Empress Elizaveta Petrovna (1709-62) Yelizaveta Petrovna (Елизаве́та Петро́вна) (December 29, 1709 - January 5, 1762) was an Empress of Russia (1741 - 1762) who took the country into the War of Austrian succession (1740 - 1748) and the Seven Years War (1756-63). ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Grigory Zinoviev Grigory Yevseevich Zinoviev (Григо́рий Евсе́евич Зино́вьев, alternative transliteration Grigorii Ovseyevish Zinoviev, real name Ovsel Gershon Aronov Radomyslsky (Радомысльский), also known as Hirsch Apfelbaum, primary revolutionary pseudonym Grigory, privately Grisha), (September 23 [September 11, Old Style], 1883 - August 25, 1936) was a Bolshevik revolutionary and a Soviet Communist politician. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Sergei Mironovich Kirov (Серге́й Миро́нович Ки́ров) (March 15 O.S. = March 27 N.S., 1886 - December 1, 1934) was a Bolshevik revolutionary and Soviet communist. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Famous people from Kirovohrad

Grigory Zinoviev Grigory Yevseevich Zinoviev (Григо́рий Евсе́евич Зино́вьев, alternative transliteration Grigorii Ovseyevish Zinoviev, real name Ovsel Gershon Aronov Radomyslsky (Радомысльский), also known as Hirsch Apfelbaum, primary revolutionary pseudonym Grigory, privately Grisha), (September 23 [September 11, Old Style], 1883 - August 25, 1936) was a Bolshevik revolutionary and a Soviet Communist politician. ... Leaders of the Bolshevik Party and the Communist International, a painting by Malcolm McAllister on the Pathfinder Mural in New York City and on the cover of the book Lenin’s Final Fight published by Pathfinder. ... Soviet redirects here. ... This article is about communism as a form of society and as a political movement. ... A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... Moses Gomberg, the father of radical chemistry Moses Gomberg (1866–1947) was a chemist. ... Chemist Julie Perkins of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory pours from a Florence flask. ... Heinrich Gustavovich Neuhaus (April 12, 1888 – October 10, 1964) was a Soviet pianist and pedagogue of German extraction. ... Soviet redirects here. ... Pianist Glenn Gould, Toronto, 1974 A pianist is a person who plays the piano. ... Andrei Kanchelskis (Russian: Aндрей Канчельскис, born January 23, 1969 in Kirovograd) is a Russian-Ukrainian football midfielder, who currently plays for FC Saturn in Russia. ... // There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... // There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

External links

  • (Ukrainian)/(Russian) Kirovohrad Web Directory
  • (Ukrainian)/(Russian) Kirovohrad Daily News
  • (English) Outrages Upon Jews in Russia, May 6, 1881
  • (Russian) Kirovohrad's portal - photos, news, information etc.


COA of Kirovohrad Oblast Subdivisions of Kirovohrad Oblast, Ukraine Flag of Ukraine
Raions:

Bobrynetskyi Raion | Dobrovelychkivskyi Raion | Dolynskyi Raion | Haivoronskyi Raion | Holovanivskyi Raion | Kirovohrad City | Kirovohradskyi Raion | Kompaniyivskyi Raion | Malovyskivskyi Raion | Novhorodkivskyi Raion | Novoarkhanhelskyi Raion | Novomyrhorodskyi Raion | Novoukrainskyi Raion | Oleksandrivskyi Raion | Oleksandriia City | Oleksandriiskyi Raion | Onufriivskyi Raion | Petrivskyi Raion | Svitlovodsk City | Svitlovodskyi Raion | Ulianovskyi Raion | Ustynivskyi Raion | Vilshanskyi Raion | Znamianka City | Znamianskyi Raion Image File history File links Kyrowohrad-oblast-COA.PNG File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Kirovohrad Oblast Kirovohrad Oleksandriya Svitlovodsk Template:Cities in Kirovohrad Oblast ... Kirovohrad Oblast (Кіровоградська область, Kirovohrads’ka oblast’ or Кіровоградщина, Kirovohradshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... Mala Vyska (Ukrainian: ) raion (province) is a district of the Kirovohrad Oblast in central Ukraine. ... Oleksandriia or Oleksandriya (Ukrainian: ) is a city located in the Kirovohrad Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. ... Svitlovodsk is a city in central Ukraine, on the Dniepr River. ...

Cities:

Bobrynets | Dolynska | Haivoron | Kirovohrad | Mala Vyska | Novomyrhorod | Novoukrainka | Oleksandriia | Pomichna | Svitlovodsk | Ulianivka | Znamianka Mala Vyska (Ukrainian: ) raion (province) is a district of the Kirovohrad Oblast in central Ukraine. ... Location of Novomyrhorod and former New Serbia Novomyrhorod (Ukrainian: ) is a city in the Kirovohrad Oblast (province) of southern Ukraine. ... Oleksandriia or Oleksandriya (Ukrainian: ) is a city located in the Kirovohrad Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. ... Svitlovodsk is a city in central Ukraine, on the Dniepr River. ...

Towns:

Dobrovelychkivka | Holovanivsk | Kompaniivka | Novhorodka | Novoarkhanhelsk | Oleksandrivka | Onufriivka | Petrove | Ustynivka | Vilshanka Urban-type settlement (Russian: , posyolok gorodskogo tipa; Ukrainian: , selyshche miskoho typu; abbreviated as in Russian and as in Ukrainian) is an official designation for a certain type of urban settlements used in some of the countries of the former Soviet Union. ... Dobrovelychkivka is a city in Kirovohrad Oblast, Ukraine. ...



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Subdivisions of Ukraine:
Cherkasy Oblast | Chernihiv Oblast | Chernivtsi Oblast | Autonomous Republic of Crimea | Dnipropetrovsk Oblast | Donetsk Oblast | Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast | Kharkiv Oblast | Kherson Oblast | Khmelnytskyi Oblast | Kiev City | Kiev Oblast | Kirovohrad Oblast | Luhansk Oblast | Lviv Oblast | Mykolaiv Oblast | Odessa Oblast | Poltava Oblast | Rivne Oblast | Sevastopol City | Sumy Oblast | Ternopil Oblast | Vinnytsia Oblast | Volyn Oblast | Zakarpattia Oblast | Zaporizhia Oblast | Zhytomyr Oblast
Administrative centers of subdivision units:
Cherkasy | Chernihiv | Chernivtsi | Dnipropetrovsk | Donetsk | Ivano-Frankivsk | Kharkiv | Kherson | Khmelnytskyi | Kiev | Kirovohrad | Luhansk | Lutsk | Lviv | Mykolaiv | Odessa | Poltava | Rivne | Sevastopol | Simferopol | Sumy | Ternopil | Uzhhorod | Vinnytsia | Zaporizhia | Zhytomyr

 
 

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