|• Total||16,23 km2 (627 sq mi)|
|• Total||19 365|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Bohodukhiv (Ukrainian: Богодухів, Russian: Богоду́хов, translit. Bogodukhov) is a city in the Kharkiv Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Bohodukhivsky Raion (district), and is located on the Kharkiv-Sumy railway at around Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found..
The current estimated population is around 18,224 (as of 2001). The population was 10,522 in 1860 and 11,928 in 1897.
Bohodukhiv was founded in 1662. In 1709, at the time of the Russo-Swedish War, it was taken by Menshikov and the emperor Alexius. A cathedral was built in 1793. During World War II, Bohodukhiv was occupied by the German Army from 16 October 1941 to 17 February 1943 and again from 11 March to 7 August 1943.
Twin towns — Sister cities
Bohodukhiv is currently twinned with:
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