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Coordinates: 49°14′0″N, 28°29′0″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Vinnytsia
Вінниця
Official coat of arms of Vinnytsia
Flag Coat of arms
Location
Location of  Vinnytsia  (orange)
Map of Ukraine with Vinnytsia highlighted.
Government
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Vinnytsia Oblast
Vinnytsia City Municipality
Founded 1794
Head of City
Council
Volodymyr Borysovich Hroysman
Geographical characteristics
Area
 - City

60,94 km²
Population
 - City (2004)
   - Density

332,400
  5,066/km²
Coordinates 49°14′0″N, 28°29′0″E
Other Information
Postal Code 21000-
Dialing Code +380 43
Sister cities Birmingham, Kielce, Peterborough, Rîbniţa (Rybnytsia)
Website: city.vin.com.ua

Vinnytsia (Ukrainian: Вінниця, pre-Soviet: Vynnytsia, Russian: Винница, translit. Vinnitsa; also referred to as Vinnytsya, Polish: Winnica) is a city located on the banks of the Southern Buh River river, in central Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Vinnytsia Oblast (province), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Vinnytsky Raion (district) within the oblast. The city itself is also designated as its own separate raion within the oblast, and rests in the historic region of Podillia. Image File history File links Vinnitsia1. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1200x798, 79 KB) Description = Vinnytsja geographical position Source = own work, Skluesener Date = 20. ... 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... 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. ... Vinnytsia Oblast (Ukrainian: ) is an oblast of Ukraine. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... 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. ... Population density by country, 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... Nickname: Location in Jefferson County in the state of Alabama Coordinates: Country United States State Alabama County Jefferson, Shelby Government  - Mayor Bernard Kincaid (D) Area  - City  151. ... Map of the centre of Kielce Monastery Exbud headquarters-symbol of todays Kielce City The monument to commemorate of tragedy in New York 11 September 2001 Bishops Palace Building of Stefan Å»eromski Theatre The new stadium in Kielce Bus Station in Kielce of characterisic shape of alien saucer Kielce... Peterborough is a cathedral city and unitary authority in the East of England, with an estimated population of 161,000 as of 2006. ... RîbniÅ£a across the Dniester river RîbniÅ£a (Russian: , Rybnitsa) is a city in Transnistria, Moldova. ... There exist many possible systems for transliterating the Cyrillic alphabet of the Russian language to English or the Latin alphabet. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Southern Buh, Bug, or Boh River (Південний Буг, Pivdennyi Buh in Ukrainian; Hipanis in ancient Greek) is entirely located in Ukraine. ... Capital City is a 60-minute television show produced by Euston Films that ran for 13 episodes in 1989 on ITV. This drama focused on the lives of investment bankers in London living and working on the corporate trading floor for the fictional international bank Shane-Longman. ... Vinnytsia Oblast (Ukrainian: ) is an oblast of Ukraine. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... 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. ... Historical arms of Podolia The region of Podolia (Ukrainian: Podillya, Polish: Podole) lies in the west-central and south-west portions of present-day Ukraine that correspond to Khmelnytskyi Oblast and Vinnytsia Oblast. ...


The current estimated population is 332,400 (as of 2004).


Since the end of World War II, Vinnytsia has been the home for a major Air force base, including an airfield, a hospital, arsenals, and other military installations. The Ukrainian Air Force Command has been based in Vinnytsia since 1992. 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... An Air force is a military or armed service that primarily conducts aerial warfare. ... For other uses, see Airport (disambiguation). ... For the record label, see Hospital Records. ... View of the Entrance to the Arsenal, by Canaletto, 1732. ... The Ukrainian Air force (Ukrainian: , Povitryani Syly Ukrayiny) is a part of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. ...

A cathedral in Vinnytsia (1758).
A cathedral in Vinnytsia (1758).

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Geography

Vinnytsia is located about 260 km from the Ukrainian capital, Kiev (Kyiv), 429 km from the port city - Odessa (Odesa), and 369 km from Lviv. Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587. ... For other uses, see Odessa (disambiguation). ... Motto: Semper fidelis Location Map of Ukraine with Lviv. ...


Climate

A long lasting warm summer with a sufficient quantity of moisture and a comparatively short winter is characteristic of Vinnytsia. The average temperature in January is -5.8 °C and 18.3 °C in July. The average annually percipitation is 638 mm. A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter, symbol mm) is an SI unit of length that is equal to one thousandth of a metre. ...


Throughout the year, 6-9 days per year include snowstorms, 37-60 days of the year include mists during the cold period, and 3-5 days per of the year include thunder storms with hail.

Mansion-museum of Nikolay Ivanovich Pirogov.
Mansion-museum of Nikolay Ivanovich Pirogov.

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History

Vinnytsia was an important trade and political center of note since as early as the sixteenth century. More specifically, the city played a significant role during Cossack wars as well as during World War II. Great Purge victims' graves were exhumed by the Germans in 1943. Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of Ottoman Empire. ... The Great Purge (Russian: , transliterated Bolshaya chistka) is the name given to campaigns of political repression and persecution in the Soviet Union orchestrated by Joseph Stalin during the late 1930s. ...


Adolf Hitler sited his easternmost headquarters FHQ Werwolf near the town and spent a number of weeks there in 1942 and early 1943. Hitler redirects here. ...


Constructions

  • TV Tower Vinnytsia
  • Baptist Church -- Reportedly one of the largest Evangelical Church Buildings in all of Europe.
  • Afghan War Museum and Slavic War Memorial Park -- The Afghan War Museum is located in the red-brick bell tower. Exhibits include photos, letters and other artifacts representing Vinnytsa soldiers who fought in that war. The Memorial Park contains a large statue representing three different soldiers from WWII. An eternal flame burns in front of the statue.

The TV Tower Vinnytsia is a 354 metre high guyed TV tower. ... Baptist churches are part of a Christian movement often regarded as an evangelical, protestant denomination. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

Famous people from Vinnytsia

  • Alexander Lerner Soviet-Israeli cybernetic and dissident.
  • Mykhailo Kotsybyns’ky Ukrainian author of novels and short stories. His home is a museum.
  • Nikolai Pirogov famous Russian doctor who retired here. His home is a museum and his chapel tomb is open to visitors.

Cybernetics is a theory of the communication and control of regulatory feedback. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Pirogov may refer to: Alexander Pirogov (1899–1964), a Russian Soviet opera singer Grigory Pirogov (1885–1931), a Russian Soviet opera singer Nikolay Ivanovich Pirogov (1810–1881), a prominent Russian scientist Pirogov Hospital, a hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria named after him 2506 Pirogov, an asteroid named after him Nikolay Nikolayevich...

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Administrative divisions of Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine Flag of Ukraine

Raions: Barskyi | Bershadskyi | Chechelnytskyi | Chernivetskyi | Haisynskyi | Illinetskyi | Kalynivskyi | Khmilnytskyi | Koziatynskyi | Kryzhopilskyi | Litynskyi | Lypovetskyi | Mohyliv-Podilskyi | Murovanokurylovetskyi | Nemyrivskyi | Orativskyi | Pishchanskyi | Pohrebyschenskyi | Sharhorodskyi | Teplytskyi | Tomashpilskyi | Trostianetskyi | Tulchynskyi | Tyvrivskyi | Vinnytskyi | Yampilskyi | Zhmerynskyi Image File history File links Winnyzja-oblast-COA.PNG‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Vinnytsia Oblast Bar, Ukraine Vinnytsia Tulchyn Nemyriv Bershad Koziatyn Plyskiv, Ukraine Template:Vinnytsia Oblast Vapniarka Zhmerynka Khmilnyk Sharhorod Mohyliv-Podilskyi Haisyn... Vinnytsia Oblast (Ukrainian: ) is an oblast of Ukraine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Raions of Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) are small territorial units of subdivision of Ukraine. ... General data Country: Ukraine Oblast: Vinnytsia Oblast Established: 1930 Area: 810 km² Population: — Total: — Density 35 258 N/A p/km² Area code: 3804353-XXXX Postal index: 23800 Administrative subdivisions Center: Teplyk Cities: 0 Towns: 1 Villages: 47 Official information Governor: N/A Website: Teplitskiy region Teplytskyi Raion (Ukrainian: , translit. ...

Cities: Bar | Bershad | Haisyn | Hnivan | Illintsi | Kalynivka | Khmilnyk | Koziatyn | Ladyzhyn | Lypovets | Mohyliv-Podilskyi | Nemyriv | Pohrebysche | Sharhorod | Tulchyn | Vinnytsia | Yampil | Zhmerynka As of January 1, 2006 there are 457 cities (Ukrainian: мiсто, misto) in Ukraine. ... Bar is a town in Ukraine at the Rov river in Podolia. ... Bershad, small town in Vinnytsia oblast, Ukraine. ... Haisyn (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Hnivan (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Illintsi (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Kalynivka (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Khmilnyk (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Koziatyn (Ukrainian: ; also referred to as Kozyatyn) is a city in the Vinnytsia Oblast (province) of western Ukraine. ... Ladyzhyn (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Lypovets (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Mohyliv-Podilskyi is a city in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Nemyriv or Nemirov (Ukrainian: ) is a city in central Ukraine, a center of Nemyriv Raion within Vinnytsia Oblast. ... Pohrebysche (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Sharhorod is a city in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Tulchyn (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Yampil (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Zhmerynka (Ukrainian: , Russian: , translit. ...

Urban-type settlements: Chechelnyk | Chernivtsi | Kryzhopil | Lityn | Murovani Kurylivtsi | Orativ | Pishchanka | Shpykiv | Teplyk | Tomashpil | Trostianets | Tyvriv | Vapniarka | more... As of January 1, 2006 there are 886 urban-type settlements (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Shpykiv (Ukrainian: ) is an Urban Type Settlement in the Tulchynsyy Raion (district of the Vinnytsia Oblast (province), in central Ukraine, 231 miles south west of Kiev. ... Tomashpil (Ukrainian: , literally the city of St Thomas, Polish: , Russian: is a small Ukrainian town (settlement of urban type) in the eastern part of Podolian highlands, in the Vinnytsia region of Central Ukraine. ... Vapniarka is a town in Vinnitsa Oblast in Ukraine. ... As of January 1, 2006 there are 886 urban-type settlements (Ukrainian: , translit. ...

Villages: Makhnovka | Olhopil | Plyskiv | Sobolivka | more... Komsomolske (Machnovka) Village (Yiddish: ; Ukrainian: Russian: ) is a village in the Kozyatynskyi Raion of the Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine, located on the Kremenchuk Reservoir, along the west bank of the Gnilopyat River. ... Olhopil (Ukrainian: , Russian: ) is a village in Chechelnytskyi Raion of Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Plyskiv (Ukrainian: , Russian: ) is a village in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. ... Sobolivka (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ), translit. ...


Coat of arms of Ukraine Ukraine Flag of Ukraine
Administrative divisions 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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Vinnytsia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (169 words)
Vinnytsia, or Vinnytsya (Ukrainian: Вінниця, Polish: Winnica) is a city in central Ukraine, located on the banks of the Pivdennyi Buh River, approximately 270 km west of Ukraine's capital, Kiev.
Administratively, Vinnytsia is the capital of Vinnytsia Oblast, historically a part of the Podillia region.
Vinnytsia was an important trade and political center, of note since as early as the 16th century.
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