Severodonetsk city, Ukraine (Severodoneck)

The city of Lugansk oblast.

Severodonetsk overview

Severodonetsk is a city located in Lugansk region of Ukraine standing on the river Severskiy Donets, 110 km from Lugansk.

It is an important industrial center of the region. The chemical production is one of the main industries.

The population - 120,000 (2012).

Phone code - +380 6452; postal codes - 93400-93480.

Severodonetsk city flag

Severodonetsk city flag

Severodonetsk city coat of arms

Severodonetsk city coat of arms

Severodonetsk city map location


Severodonetsk history

Severodonetsk history began in 1934 when the first settlement of factories workers was founded. The village was named Lishimstroy. In 1950, the settlement received the status of urban village and new name - Severodonetsk.

In 1950, there were 4 variants how to call the settlement: Svetlograd, Komsomolsk-on-Donets, Mendeleyevsk and Severodonetsk.

In 1958, the village received the city status. In 1994, present coat of arms of the city was approved.

In 2000, it was the second city in the region by the number of small-scale enterprises.

Severodonetsk places

Severodonetsk administration building

Severodonetsk administration building

Author: Alexander Nazarov

Severodonetsk palace of culture

Severodonetsk palace of culture

Author: Alexander Nazarov

Severodonetsk bus station

Severodonetsk bus station

Author: N.Skuridin


Severodonetsk features

The city is located on the left bank of the river Seversky Donets where the river Borovaya flows into it.

It is one of the most important industrial cities in Donbas, the center of chemical industry of Ukraine, one of the centers of constructing and tool making industries, a large transportation juncture.

During its whole history as well as nowadays, Severodonetsk is a city suitable for life, work and study. It is one of the most successful cities in the region. It is cozy and comfortable. There is a lot of greenery and flowers there.

The old part of the city is remarkable through its small 2-4 storeyed cozy houses which are surrounded by greenery. This part of the city is decorated by a chemists’ palace of culture and a drama theater, by monuments to outstanding personalities.

The drama theater is considered an architectural monument. The chemists’ palace of culture has the same status.

Modern constructions, direct and bright streets and prospects, large squares, numerous parks are typical for the new part of the city.

Severodonetsk places of interest

  • Cathedral;
  • Chemists’ Palace of Culture and Soviet Square;
  • Recreation park;
  • City palace of culture - Stroiteley palace of culture;
  • Drama theater - an architectural monument of 1950s;
  • Victory Square;
  • Fountain with light and music;
  • Glory park and T-34 tank;
  • Museum of local study;
  • Picturesque banks and forests of the river Seversky Donets.

Severodonetsk city, Ukraine photos

Severodonetsk views

Severodonetsk view after leaving bus station

Severodonetsk view after leaving bus station

Author: Wolodymyr Lawrynenko

Severodonetsk hotel Tsentralnaya

Severodonetsk hotel Tsentralnaya

Author: Denis Yegorov

Institute of Chemical Technologies

Institute of Chemical Technologies

Author: Denis Yegorov


Severodonetsk sights

Severodonetsk music school

Severodonetsk music school

Author: Denis Yegorov

The World War II memorial

The World War II memorial

Author: Denis Yegorov

Severodonetsk cathedral

Severodonetsk cathedral

Author: Alexander Nazarov


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