Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 3:48 pm Post subject: Information about Lugansk (Luhansk) Ukraine
General information about Lugansk Ukraine and of course if any of our forum visitors have questions about Lugansk city Ukraine I will post answers to your questions. I think this will be interesting to read about Lugansk and learn more about our city.
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Lugansk City Ukraine - Brief Information about Luhansk
Lugansk sometimes spelt (Luhansk ) is a city in southeastern Ukraine.
Lugansk is an industrial city in the Donets Basin area of the Eastern Ukraine, 125 km/78 miles northeast of Donetsk;
It is the administrative center of the predominantly Russian-speaking Luhansk Oblast (region). 97% of the population in Lugansk speak Russian language. English speaking people are hard to find in Lugansk. Many people think that foreigners should study Russian to communicate.
The city itself is also designated as its own separate raion within the oblast, and is part of the historic region of Donbass.
The current estimated Lugansk population is around 445,900
The city traces its history to 1795, when the British industrialist Charles Gascoigne founded a metal factory there.Luhansk was founded as a coalmining centre and a location for iron foundries producing cannon.
Locomotives, textiles, and mining machinery are produced in the city of Lugansk these days.
Lugansk is an educational center in Ukraine. It has 5 Universities namely Medical, Agricultural, Pedagogical (teacher-training) , Militia Academy and East-Ukrainian national University located in the city.
There's a company in Lugansk that helps travellers with guides and Russian , Ukrainian interpreters.
Visit Lugansk interpreting company web page for more details:
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