Zhmerynka

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Zhmerynka
Жмеринка
Town

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Coat of arms
CountryUkraine
OblastVinnytsia
First mentioned18th century
Area
 • Total18.26 km2 (7.05 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total40,300
 
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Coordinates: 49°03′N 28°06′E / 49.050°N 28.100°E / 49.050; 28.100

Zhmerynka
Жмеринка
Town

Flag

Coat of arms
CountryUkraine
OblastVinnytsia
First mentioned18th century
Area
 • Total18.26 km2 (7.05 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total40,300

Zhmerynka (Ukrainian: Жмеринка, Ukrainian pronunciation: [ˈʒmɛrɪŋkɑ]; Russian: Жмеринка, translit. Zhmerinka, Polish: Żmerynka) is a town in the Vinnytska Oblast (province) of central Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Zhmerynka Raion (district), the town itself is also designated as a separate community within the oblast, and is located at around 49°03′N 28°06′E / 49.050°N 28.100°E / 49.050; 28.100.

The current estimated population is around 37.000 (as of 2010).

Zhmerynka's first mention in recorded history was in the 17th century. Since incorporating as a town in 1903, it has become an important transportation centre in the area.

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