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Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

Khmelnytskyi
Administration
Full nameKhmelnytskyi
Official nameKhmelnytskyi
Native nameХмельницький
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Khmelnytskyi Oblast
City Municipality
First mentioned1493
City rightsSeptember 22, 1937
Geography
Total Area34.7 sq mi (90|area_land_km2= km2)
Demography
Total Population290100|population_footnotes= (2005)
Density (pop.)2822|pushpin_map=Ukraine/km2 (7309/sq mi)
Other information
Postal code29000
Area code+380 382
Sister cities|, Tver (Russia), Kramfors (Sweden), Manises (Spain), Šiauliai (Lithuania), Silistra (Bulgaria), Aguascalientes (Mexico), Bor (Serbia), Ciechanów (Poland), Bălţi (Moldova), Modesto (the USA), Shytsiadjuan (China)Ivanovo|blank1_name=Sister cities|, Tver (Russia), Kramfors (Sweden), Manises (Spain), Šiauliai (Lithuania), Silistra (Bulgaria), Aguascalientes (Mexico), Bor (Serbia), Ciechanów (Poland), Bălţi (Moldova), Modesto (the USA), Shytsiadjuan (China)

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Khmelnytskyi ( , translit.: Khmel'nyts'kyi; ; ) is a city in Ukraine in the region of Podillia. It is located on the Southern Buh River and about 340 km (211.3 mi) from the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. The town's original name was Płoskirów, later Proskurov, but in 1954 was renamed Khmelnytskyi. It is the center of the Khmelnytskyi Oblast (province) in western Ukraine. The alternative transliterations of the name include Khmelnitskiy, Khmelnitsky, and Khmelnytskyy. The city is served by Khmelnytskyi Ruzhichnaya Airport. As of 2009, the city's population is 290,100.

Khmelnytskyi should not be confused with Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi, a city in Ukraine's Kiev Oblast.

The football team FC Dynamo Khmelnytskyi is based in Khmelnytskyi.


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