Borki, Kharkiv Oblast

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Borki

Бірки (Ukrainian)
Борки (Russian)
village
Borki is located in Ukraine
Borki
Borki
Location of Borki
Coordinates: 49°43′05″N 36°03′19″E / 49.71806°N 36.05528°E / 49.71806; 36.05528Coordinates: 49°43′05″N 36°03′19″E / 49.71806°N 36.05528°E / 49.71806; 36.05528
Country Ukraine
OblastKharkiv Oblast
RaionZmiiv Raion
Founded1659
Area
 • Total1.31 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total2,936
 • Density2,241.220/km2 (5,804.73/sq mi)

Borki (Ukrainian: Бірки) is a village in Ukraine, with a population of 2936 in 2001.

History[edit]

The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Borki was destroyed during World War II.

1321 persons were recorded in 1864.[1] Railway opened in 1869. This was the site of the Borki train disaster in 1888, which nearly killed Emperor Alexander III of Russia. 2791 residents in 1914.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harkovskaya province. List of populated seats in Detail 1864 year (Список населенных мест по сведениям 1864 года). St. Petersburg, 1869 (in Russian)
  2. ^ Kharkov e-calendar 1914(Издание губернской типографии). Edition hubernskoy Typography. Kharkiv. 1914 (in Russian)