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Makiivka

Makiivka
Administration
Full nameMakiivka / Makiyivka
Official nameMakiivka / Makiyivka
Native nameМакіївка
CountryUkraine
OblastDonetsk Oblast
RaionMakiivka City Municipality
Approx. foundation1696
City rights1925
Government
MayorOleksandr Maltsev
Geography
Total Area84.2 sq mi (218.2 km2)
Elevation554.5 ft (169 m)
Demography
Total Population389589|population_footnotes= (05-04)
Density (pop.)1786|pushpin_map=Ukraine/km2 (4625.7/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)|432,800
Other information
Postal code86100-86180
Area code+380 6232

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Makiivka, also spelled Makiyivka ( -ukmɑˈkijiu̯kɑ, translit. Makiyivka; , translit. Makeyevka; former names: Dmytriivsk, Dmytriyevskyi) is an industrial city located in eastern Ukraine within the Donetsk Oblast (province), 25 km (15.5 mi) from the capital Donetsk. As of the 2001 Ukrainian Census, the city's population is 389,589 inhabitants, of these 178,475 (46 %) are men and 211,114 (54 %) are women. It is an important steel industry and coal mining centre of the country. Makiivka is a leading metallurgical and coal-mining centre and has machinery and coking plants. Donetsk and Makiivka are so close together that it is hard to tell when one city ends, and the other begins.


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