Zholobok, Popasna Raion

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Zholobok

Жолобок
Zholobok is located in Ukraine
Zholobok
Zholobok
Location of Zholobok within Ukraine
Coordinates: 48°42′46″N 38°41′58″E / 48.712778°N 38.699444°E / 48.712778; 38.699444Coordinates: 48°42′46″N 38°41′58″E / 48.712778°N 38.699444°E / 48.712778; 38.699444
CountryUkraine
ProvinceLuhansk Oblast
DistrictPopasna Raion
Founded1867
Area
 • Total0.15 km2 (0.06 sq mi)
Elevation
179 m (587 ft)
Population
 • Total153
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
93890
Area code+380 6473

Zholobok (Ukrainian: Жолобок; Russian: Желобок) is a village in Popasna Raion (district) in Luhansk Oblast of eastern Ukraine, at about 40.0 km WNW from the centre of Luhansk.

The settlement was taken under control of pro-Russian forces during the War in Donbass, that started in mid-April 2014.[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

In 2001 the settlement had 153 inhabitants. Native language as of the Ukrainian Census of 2001:[3]

  • Ukrainian — 89.54%
  • Russian — 9.8%
  • Other languages — 0.66%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Про затвердження переліку населених пунктів, на території ... | від 07.11.2014 № 1085-р
  2. ^ "На Луганщине два поселка оказались под контролем боевиков, что противоречит Минским соглашениям". Information Resistance. 20 July 2015. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  3. ^ Розподіл населення за рідною мовою на ukrcensus.gov.ua