Zhytomyr

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Zhytomyr

Житомир
Kyivska (Kiev) street looking West toward St. Michael's Church. Photo early 1900s.
Kyivska (Kiev) street looking West toward St. Michael's Church. Photo early 1900s.
Banner o Zhytomyr
Banner
Coat of airms o Zhytomyr
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Coordinates: 50°15′0″N 28°40′0″E / 50.25000°N 28.66667°E / 50.25000; 28.66667Coordinates: 50°15′0″N 28°40′0″E / 50.25000°N 28.66667°E / 50.25000; 28.66667
Kintra Ukraine
Foondit9t century
Govrenment
 • MayorVolodymyr Deboi
Area
 • Total65 km2 (25 sq mi)
Elevation
221 m (725 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total271,172
 • Density4172/km2 (10,810/sq mi)
Postal code
10000 — 10036
Area code(s)+380 412
WebsiteZhytomyr

Zhytomyr (Ukrainian: Жито́мир pronounced [ʒɪˈtɔmɪr], Roushie: Жито́мир, Pols: Żytomierz, Yiddish: זשיטאָמיר‎) is a ceety in the North o the wastren hauf o Ukraine. It is the admeenistrative centre o the Zhytomyr Oblast (province), as well as the admeenistrative centre o the surroondin Zhytomyr Raion (destrict), awtho it is no a pairt o it. Zhytomyr is locatit at aroond 50°16′N 28°40′E / 50.267°N 28.667°E / 50.267; 28.667, occupyin a aurie o 65 km2 (25 sq mi).

The current estimatit population is 271,172 (as o 2013).

Zhytomyr is a major transportation hub. The ceety lees on a historic route linkin the ceety o Kiev wi the wast throu Brest. The day it links Warsaw wi Kiev, Minsk wi Izmail, an several major ceeties o Ukraine. Zhytomyr wis the location o Ozerne airbase an aw, a key Cauld War strategic aircraft base located 11 km (6.8 mi) sootheast o the ceety.

Important economic activities o Zhytomyr include lumber millin, fuid processin, granite quarryin, metalwirkin, an the manufactur o muisical graith.[1]

Zhytomyr Oblast is the main centre of the Pols minority in Ukraine, an in the ceety itsel thare is a lairge Roman-Catholic Pols cemetery, foondit in 1800. It is regardit as the third biggest Pols cemetery ayont borders o Poland, ahint the Lychakivskiy Cemetery in Lviv an Rossa Cemetery in Vilnius.

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Zhytomyr is twinned with:

References an fuitnotes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Zythomyr on Encyclopedia.com".
  •  This airticle incorporates text frae a publication nou in the public domeenHerman Rosenthal and Peter Wiernik (1901–1906). "Zhitomir (Jitomir)". In Singer, Isidore; et al. (eds.). Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company. Cite has empty unkent parameters: |HIDE_PARAMETER4b=, |HIDE_PARAMETER30=, |HIDE_PARAMETER5b=, |HIDE_PARAMETER3b=, |HIDE_PARAMETER2e=, |HIDE_PARAMETER3d=, |HIDE_PARAMETER1a=, |HIDE_PARAMETER3e=, |HIDE_PARAMETER33=, |HIDE_PARAMETER1b=, |HIDE_PARAMETER32=, |HIDE_PARAMETER4c=, |HIDE_PARAMETER2b=, |HIDE_PARAMETER31=, |HIDE_PARAMETER29=, |HIDE_PARAMETER3a=, |HIDE_PARAMETER1c=, |HIDE_PARAMETER1=, |HIDE_PARAMETER28=, |HIDE_PARAMETER26=, |HIDE_PARAMETER25=, |HIDE_PARAMETER4f=, |HIDE_PARAMETER4=, |HIDE_PARAMETER2=, |HIDE_PARAMETER34=, |HIDE_PARAMETER5f=, |HIDE_PARAMETER4a=, |HIDE_PARAMETER3c=, |HIDE_PARAMETER3f=, |HIDE_PARAMETER2f=, |HIDE_PARAMETER1f=, |HIDE_PARAMETER5e=, |HIDE_PARAMETER5=, |HIDE_PARAMETER4e=, |HIDE_PARAMETER5c=, |HIDE_PARAMETER5a=, |HIDE_PARAMETER5d=, |HIDE_PARAMETER4d=, |HIDE_PARAMETER1d=, |HIDE_PARAMETER2a=, |HIDE_PARAMETER2d=, |HIDE_PARAMETER1e=, |HIDE_PARAMETER6=, |HIDE_PARAMETER7a=, and |HIDE_PARAMETER2c= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Wendy Lower, Nazi Empire-Building and the Holocaust in Ukraine, 2005, University of North Carolina Press. ISBN 0-8078-2960-9. Introduction (online) accessed 19 July 2006.

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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(in Inglis) Find out Zhytomyr @ Ukrainian.Travel