Ukraineatpresent.com - information about Ukraine  

Ukraine

 >

About Ukraine

 >

Luhans'k

About Ukraine
Ukrainian Airlines
Ukrainian Women
Ukrainian Dating
Travelling around Ukraine
Ukrainian History
Northern Ukraine
Western Ukraine
Central Ukraine
Eastern Ukraine
Southern Ukraine

Luhans'k

Luhans'k is a city and regional centre on the Olkhovka and Luhan rivers. There is a railway and highway junction. Its population is 504,000 inhabitants. In 1795 on the site of present-day Luhans'k there was a cannon foundry which supplied the demands of the Black Sea.

In 1882 Selyshche, Kamyany Brid and neighbouring settlements, joined to create the city of Luhans'k.
Its name changed several times: 1935-58 it was Voroshylovhrad; in 1958-70 Luhans'k; in 1970-90 Voroshylovhrad; in 1990 it reverted to its former histories name.


 
 PREVIOUS PAGE NEXT PAGE
Olesky Castle in L'viv   Historic Cities and Villages in Luhans'k Region
 
 FEATURES