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Obukhiv

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Obukhiv
Coordinates: 50°7′48″N30°39′24″E / 50.13000°N 30.65667°E / 50.13000; 30.65667 Coordinates: 50°7′48″N30°39′24″E / 50.13000°N 30.65667°E / 50.13000; 30.65667
Country Ukraine
Oblast Kyiv Oblast
Raion Obukhiv Raion
Founded1362
Area
  Total24.2 km2 (9.3 sq mi)
Elevation
177 m (581 ft)
Population
 (2020)
  Total33,419
  Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
08700—08705
Area code(s) +380 4572

Obukhiv (Ukrainian : Обухів) is a city in Kyiv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Population: 33,419 (2020 est.) [1] . In 2001, population was 32,776.

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Administratively, it is incorporated as a town of oblast significance. Obukhiv is also an administrative center of the Obukhiv Raion, though it does not belong to the region. Two other nearby villages, Lendy and Tatsenky, are subordinated to Obukhiv Municipality. The city has a Holodomor memorial and in 2009 the municipal administration took down the Lenin monument which was repeatedly vandalized. It is 178 km south - southeast of Chernobyl.

History

Geography

Obukhiv has a dry sub-humid (0.5 - 0.65 p/pet) climate. The land area is not cultivated, most of the natural vegetation is still intact. The landscape is mostly covered with mosaic vegetation/croplands. The climate is classified as a humid continental (humid with severe winter, no dry season with a cool temperate moist forest bio-zone . The soil in the area is high in chernozems, phaeozems, greyzems (ch), dark colored, deep soils in organic matter, calcareous lower in profile, also typical of grass steppe/prairie.

Climate

July is warmest with an average temperature of 24.8 °C at noon. January is coldest with an average temperature of -8.3 °C at night. Obukhiv has distinct cold and warm seasons, like cold winters and warm summers. The temperatures at night are cooler than during daytime. [2]

Winter has prolonged freezing periods, with the coldest month most often being December. July is on average the month with most sunshine. Rainfall and other precipitation has no distinct peak month. [2]

Climate data for Obukhiv, Ukraine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °C (°F)11.0
(51.8)
15.0
(59.0)
10.0
(50.0)
26.0
(78.8)
35.0
(95.0)
34.0
(93.2)
36.8
(98.2)
37.0
(98.6)
33.0
(91.4)
27.0
(80.6)
19.0
(66.2)
15.0
(59.0)
37
(99)
Average high °C (°F)−2.6
(27.3)
−1.3
(29.7)
3.9
(39.0)
13.4
(56.1)
20.3
(68.5)
23.5
(74.3)
24.8
(76.6)
24.0
(75.2)
18.9
(66.0)
12.0
(53.6)
4.5
(40.1)
0.0
(32.0)
11.8
(53.2)
Daily mean °C (°F)−5.4
(22.3)
−4.4
(24.1)
0.4
(32.7)
8.7
(47.7)
15.1
(59.2)
18.3
(64.9)
19.6
(67.3)
18.7
(65.7)
13.9
(57.0)
8.0
(46.4)
1.9
(35.4)
−2.4
(27.7)
7.7
(45.9)
Average low °C (°F)−8.2
(17.2)
−7.3
(18.9)
−3.0
(26.6)
4.0
(39.2)
9.9
(49.8)
13.2
(55.8)
14.5
(58.1)
13.5
(56.3)
9.0
(48.2)
3.9
(39.0)
−0.7
(30.7)
−4.7
(23.5)
3.7
(38.6)
Record low °C (°F)−27.0
(−16.6)
−30.0
(−22.0)
−19.0
(−2.2)
−7.0
(19.4)
−3.0
(26.6)
2.0
(35.6)
6.0
(42.8)
4.0
(39.2)
−2.0
(28.4)
−10.0
(14.0)
−25.0
(−13.0)
−30.0
(−22.0)
−30.0
(−22.0)
Average rainfall mm (inches)35
(1.4)
32
(1.3)
34
(1.3)
47
(1.9)
55
(2.2)
97
(3.8)
74
(2.9)
57
(2.2)
60
(2.4)
37
(1.5)
45
(1.8)
39
(1.5)
612
(24.1)
Average rainy days9881010131191081010116
Source: Obukhiv Weather History [3]

Economy

Culture

15 SEP is the Day of Obukhiv.

Government

Oleksandr Levchenko was elected mayor in March 2012 (with 38.6% of the total vote); thanks to a low voter turnout of 43% with only 4,500. [4] In the 2010 local elections Levchenko's Party of Regions also won most seats in the 46 seats city council (18 with 39,1%), followed by UDAR of Vitaliy Klychko (11 with 23,9%). [4] [5]

Levchenko was reelected as mayor in the October 2020 Ukrainian local elections with 51.5% of the votes as a candidate of the Servant of the People. [6] )

Transportation

Major Roads

Airports

No major airports are close to the city.

International relations

Twin towns – Sister cities

Obukhiv is twinned with:

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References

  1. "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine . Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  2. 1 2 Archived 2017-05-10 at the Wayback Machine ; Chinci World Atlas; February 4, 2011
  3. "Obukhiv Weather History". Archived from the original on May 10, 2017. Retrieved February 9, 2012.
  4. 1 2 Mayoral elections in Obukhiv sound alarm bells for opposition, Z I K (19 March 2012)
    PR:No falsification at Obukhiv elections, Kyiv Weekly (19 March 2012)
    Tymoshenko:'If we don't unite today, tomorrow we will tap on walls in prison, rather than write letters', Interfax-Ukraine (20 March 2012)
  5. (in Ukrainian) Обухівська міська рада, Central Election Commission of Ukraine
  6. (in Ukrainian) The second round will be held in the city of Kyiv region: "servant" against the EU representative, Ukrayinska Pravda (2 November 2020)