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    Kharkiv Oblast

    The Kharkiv Region or Oblast is situated in the northeastern parts of the Ukraine and was formed in 1932 on the 27th of February. Kharkiv is approximately 31,400 square kilometers and is made up mostly of rolling plains. Kharkiv borders the Belgorod, Lugansk, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Poltava and Sumy Oblasts. Balaklija, Izyum, Kupyansk and Chuguyiv are some of the main cities situated in the ...

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    Balakliia

    The small town of Balakliia is located in the east of Ukraine and forms a part of the Kharkiv Oblast. Balakliia is at the heart of the province's railroad network. It has a population of approximately 30 000 residents and it serves as the Balakliyskyi District's administrative center. Balakliia might not be the most popular tourist destination in Ukraine, but it has many noteworthy ...

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    Chuguyiv

    The city of Chuguyiv (also spelt Chuguiiv or Chuguev) has a long military history that is still evident today. It is located the in the beautiful Kharkiv Oblast, with a population of approximately 36 000 residents. Chuguyiv's existence has been recorded from the year 1627, but its founding year has been accepted as being 1638. The name, Chuguyiv, was derived from the Turkic word ...

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    Izyum

    The town of Izyum, or Izium, is located to the southeastern side of the Kharkiv Oblast, on the banks of the Isiumets and Siverskyi Donets Rivers. As with most of the towns in the Kharkiv Region, Izyum was utilized as a fortification during the 16th century. Due to its location on the rivers, its name adequately derives from a word that means "crossing place" or "ferry", namely ...

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    Kupyansk

    The town of Kupyansk was first known as Sloboda Kupyansk, which was founded in the year 1655. It was a free settlement until the year 1685, when it received "town" status. It would take another few years before it fell under the Kharkiv oblast, but it was finally recognized as part of the region in 1797. As it is located within the Kharkiv Region, the town of Kupyansk is surrounded ...