Zhytomyr

Zhytomyr (Ukrainian: Жито́мир pronounced [ʒɪˈtɔmɪr], Russian: Жито́мир, Polish: Żytomierz, Yiddish: זשיטאָמיר) is a city in the north of the western half of Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Zhytomyr Oblast (province), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Zhytomyr Raion (district). The city of Zhytomyr is not a part of Zhytomyr Raion: the city itself is designated as its own separate raion within the oblast; moreover Zhytomyr consists of two so-called "raions in a city": Bohunskyi Raion and Koroliovskyi Raion (named in honour of Sergey Korolyov). Zhytomyr occupies an area of 65 km2 (25 sq mi). Its population is 271,303(2013 est.).

Zhytomyr is a major transportation hub. The city lies on a historic route linking the city of Kiev with the west through Brest. Today it links Warsaw with Kiev, Minsk with Izmail, and several major cities of Ukraine. Zhytomyr was also the location of Ozerne airbase, a key Cold War strategic aircraft base located 11 km (6.8 mi) southeast of the city.

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Ukraine Army Ready To Meet Enemy In Zhytomyr Region - Tymoshenko

MENA FN 04 Aug 2022
(MENAFN - UkrinForm) Ukraine's military personnel guarding the border with Belarus in the Zhytomyr region have strong positions and are ready to meet the enemy. Deputy Head of the Ukrainian ... ....
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Reconstruction of Kindergarten Heavily Damaged by Shelling Begins in Zhytomyr Region

The Daily Telegraph Australia 04 Aug 2022
The reconstruction of a kindergarten damaged in shelling in northern Ukraine’s Zhytomyr Region began on August 2, with the support of Estonia, according to officials....

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