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Kupiansk city library
Kupiansk city library
Flag of Kupiansk
Coat of arms of Kupiansk
Coat of arms
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Kharkiv Oblast
Raion Kupiansk Raion
Founded 1655
 • Total 33.34 km2 (12.87 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 29 595
 • Density 33,34/km2 (8,640/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 63700-63709
Website http://kupyansk.osp-ua.info/

Kupiansk (Ukrainian: Ку́п'янськ, translit. Kupyans’k, Russian: Ку́пянск, Kupyansk), is a city in the Kharkiv Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Kupiansk Raion (district), the city itself is directly subordinated to the oblast, and is an important railroad junction in the oblast.

The current estimated population is around 32,449 (as of 2001).


Kupyansk railway station

Kupiansk was occupied during World War II by the German Army from July 24, 1942 to February 3, 1943

Kupiansk is divided into three subparts, known as: Kupyansk-Gorod (main part of town), Kupyansk-Uzlovoi (where the train station is), and Kovsharovka.

The train station is a border station between Ukraine and Russia.

Kupyansk-Gorod is about 2 1/2 hours from Kharkiv. You can take the train, a car, the bus, or the electrichka.


External links

Media related to Kupiansk at Wikimedia Commons

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