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Discover Velichkov in Ukraine

Velichkov in the region of Poltava is a town located in Ukraine - some 162 mi or ( 261 km ) East of Kiev , the country's capital .

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Local time in Velichkov is now 01:01 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Kiev " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zalug, Velikiy Perevoz, Sumy, Poltava, and Pavlovka. When in this area, you might want to check out Zalug . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Velichkov ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Gammalsvenskby

Verbivka is now part of the village of Zmiyivka in Beryslav Raion of Kherson Oblast, Ukraine which has a Swedish cultural heritage. Zmiyivka also includes three former villages settled by ethnic Germans. These were the two Lutheran villages of Schlangendorf and Mühlhausendorf and the Roman Catholic village of Klosterdorf.

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Located at 50.02 33.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: 1780s establishments, 18th century in Ukraine, Gotland, History of Estonia, History of Sweden, History of Ukraine, Sweden–Ukraine relations, Swedish diaspora, Villages in Kherson Oblast

Baranivka, Shyshaky Raion, Poltava Oblast

Baranivka (Ukrainian: Баранівка is a village in the Poltava Oblast of central Ukraine. The village is located in the Shyshatskyi Raion of the Poltava Oblast, at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:49|56|58|N|34|0|3|E| | |name= }}.

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Located at 49.95 34.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Villages in Poltava Oblast

Solokha

Solokha is also the name of a witch in Rimsky-Korsakov's opera The Night Before Christmas. Solokha is also a hamlet at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:49.969|N|34.330|E||||| | |name= }}. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:47|25|N|34|11|E||| |primary |name= }} The Solokha (Солоха) kurgan is on the left bank of the Dnepr, 18 km from Velikaya Znamenka. It has a height of 19 m and a diameter of about 100 m, dating to the early 4th century BC.

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Located at 49.97 34.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Archaeological collections of the Hermitage Museum, Archaeological sites in Ukraine, Kurgans, Scythians

Zinkiv

Zinkiv is a city in Poltava Oblast, Ukraine. The population is 10,577 (2001).

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Located at 50.20 34.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Cities in Poltava Oblast, Shtetls