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Petropol'ye Destination Guide

Touring Petropol'ye in Ukraine

Petropol'ye in the region of Kharkivs'ka is a city located in Ukraine - some 298 mi or ( 480 km ) East of Kiev , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Petropol'ye

Time in Petropol'ye is now 08:02 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Kiev " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Rostov-on-Don, Kursk, Bryansk, Belgorod, and Volokhov Yar. Being here already, consider visiting Rostov-on-Don . Check out our recomendations for Petropol'ye ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Shevchenkove is an urban-type settlement in Ukraine in the Kharkiv Oblast. It started in 1860 as a village named Bulacelovka after the owner of that land, Bulacel. Its geographical coordinates in decimals are 46.87° N and 32.21° E and the telephone code for the area is +38 (05751). Its population according to the 2001 census was 3148, and is estimated to have gone down to 2978 in the year 2007. The city contains a three-star hotel, the Kharkov.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 49.69 37.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Urban-type settlements in Kharkiv Oblast

Ukrainian T-shaped Radio telescope, second modification

The Ukrainian T-shaped Radio telescope, second modification (official abbreviation UTR-2) is the world's largest radio telescope at decametre wavelengths. It was built in the early 1970s near the village of Hrakovo, 65 km south-east from Kharkiv, Ukraine in the time of Soviet Union empire. The telescope is operated by the Institute of Radio Astronomy of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. The UTR-2 comprises 2040 array elements in two arms: north-south (1800×60 m) and west-east (900×60 m).

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Located at 49.63 36.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Astronomical observatories built in the Soviet Union, Interferometric telescopes, Radio telescopes