Donetsk - information about the city

Donetsk (Донецьк) - a city in eastern Ukraine, on the river Kalmius. The capital of Donetsk circuit. The main industrial center in the Donetsk Coal Basin.The city has 981 017 inhabitants (2010), agglomeration has 1 566 000 inhabitants (2004). It is the fourth largest city in Ukraine. The city has an industrial character. Along with neighboring urban centers creates the conurbation. Most of the inhabitants of regions of Donetsk is a Ukrainian whose first language is Russian, or Russian. Donetsk is one of the four Ukrainian cities where matches will be played, organized jointly with the Polish UEFA EURO 2012.

Donetsk - tourist attractions

markerA Donbas Arena Donbas Arena or Donbass Arena (Донбас Арена) is a stadium with a natural grass pitch in Donetsk, Ukraine that opened on 29 August 2009. The facility is located in the center of the city, in the Lenin Comsomol park. With a capacity of 52,518 spectators, the Stadium hosts FC Shakhtar Donetsk matches a... Donbas Arena - photo
markerB Donetsk Oblast Philharmonic Donetsk Oblast Philharmonic - a state cultural institution established in the Donetsk. There since 1931. Since the summer of 1991 bears the name of Siergius Prokofiev. The Donetsk Philharmonic Orchestra worked with conductor Simeonow Constantine, Stefan Turczak and another. Donetsk Oblast Philharmonic - photo
markerC Monastery Icons Our Lady Iwerskiej in Donetsk Monastery Icons Our Lady Iwerskiej in Donetsk - Orthodox nunnery in Donetsk Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Moscow Patriarchate. The foundation stone of the church Monasterski was laid in 1997 with the blessing of Donetsk and Mariupol Archbishop Hilarion .Since October 2000, the church fou... Monastery Icons Our Lady Iwerskiej in Donetsk - photo
markerD Donetsk Metro The Donetsk Metro (Донецьке метро) is a future underground rapid transit system in Donetsk, construction of which is currently abandoned due to lack of funding. If finished, it will become the fourth metro in Ukraine (after the Kiev, Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk metros). A development plan announced e... Donetsk Metro - photo
markerE Donetsk International Airport Donetsk International Airport (Міжнародний аеропорт "Донецьк") is an airport in Donetsk, Ukraine. It was built in the 1940s-1950s and rebuilt in 1973. The airline Donbassaero has its head office located at the airport. Main terminal at Donetsk New terminal under construction (2010) Cherkasy Internat... Donetsk International Airport - photo
markerF Donetsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after A. Solovyanenko Donetsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after A. Solovyanenko was established in 1932 in Lugansk on the basis of fit-up theatre of Right-bank Ukraine. Since 15 March 1932 the theatre was transferred to Donetsk theatre group The first season opened on September 1, 1932 with opera Prince... Donetsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after A. Solovyanenko - photo

Relevant data

Geographical coordinates: 48.015883, 37.80285
Approximate population: 981,017

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