Artemivsk, Luhansk Oblast

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Artemivsk
Артемівськ (Ukrainian)
City
Flag of Artemivsk
Flag
Coat of arms of Artemivsk
Coat of arms
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Luhansk Oblast
Founded 1910
City Status 1961
Population (2013)
 • Total 7,506
Area code(s) (+380)
Vehicle registration BB / 13

Artemivsk (Ukrainian: Артемівськ, translit.: Artemivs`k, Russian: Артёмовск) is a city in Perevalsk Raion of Luhansk Oblast in eastern Ukraine. Population: 7,506 (2013 est.)[1].

History

The city was founded as Katerynivka (Ukrainian: Катеринівка) village in 1910 close to the railway station of Kypyche (Vigorous). Its name was changed to Artema in 1923 and to Artemivsk in 1938.

Since 2014, Artemivsk has been controlled by forces of the Luhansk People's Republic.[2]

Economy

Its major industry is coal mining. Southeast of Artemivsk, there is Donbass-750 an important node in the power grid.

References

  1. "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Численность населения по состоянию на 1 октября 2015 года по Луганской Народной Республике" (PDF) (in Russian). Luhansk People's Republic. Retrieved 21 December 2015.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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