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Kalyta

Калита
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Kalyta
Location of Kalyta in Ukraine
Coordinates: 50°45′01″N31°01′35″E / 50.75028°N 31.02639°E / 50.75028; 31.02639 Coordinates: 50°45′01″N31°01′35″E / 50.75028°N 31.02639°E / 50.75028; 31.02639
CountryFlag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Province Flag of Kiev Oblast.svg  Kyiv Oblast
District Brovary Raion
Founded1600
Town status1973
Government
  Town HeadStanislav Moroz
Area
  Total11.27 km2 (4.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
  Total4,982
  Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
07420
Area code +380 4594
Website rada.gov.ua

Kalyta (Ukrainian : Калита) is an urban-type settlement in Brovary Raion (district) of Kyiv Oblast (province) in northern Ukraine. Its population was 4,982 as of the 2001 Ukrainian Census. [1] Current population: 4,754(2020 est.) [2] .

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History

The town of Kalyta is said to have been founded in 1600, [1] although the first written mention of the town dates Kalyta to 1628, seen in an old Polish illustration. During the middle of the 17th century, the local organization of the Elected Cossacks were based in Kalyta.

Symbol

Kalyta was settled on a raised landscape, which allowed the town's inhabitants to build windmills which would produce grain for all of the nearby settlements. At the turn of the 20th century, townsfolk stated that there was a total of 62 windmills in Kalyta. The town's coat of arms, respectfully, features a windmill.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Kalyta, Kyiv Oblast, Brovary Raion". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine . Retrieved 19 January 2012.[ permanent dead link ]
  2. "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine . Retrieved 30 September 2020.