Shostka

Shostka



Category

Description

Shostka is a city in the Sumy Oblast in the north-east of Ukraine. The population is 85,800 (2004). The town lies on the Shostka River, a tributary of Desna, from which it gets its name. Shostka is an important centre of industry: in chemicals (see Svema) and in dairy, the Shostka City Milk Plant was recently acquired by the Bel Group.HistoryShostka started out as a village at the beginning of the 17th century for Ukrainian Cossacks which were based there. In 1739, a gunpowder factory was built there. Since that time Shostka was one of the most important gunpowder suppliers in the Russian Empire. In 1893, a branch of a nearby railroad line was built. Shostka was granted municipal rights in 1920. In 1931, a film factory was built in Shostka which was one of the main suppliers of cinema and photo film in the USSR.DemographicsShostka s population: 1926 - 8,600 inhabitants, 1959 - 39,000 inhabitants, 1970 - 64,000 inhabitants, 1979 - 80,000 inhabitants, 1984 - 84,000 inhabitantsSportsShostka is home to the Ukrainian football team Impuls Shostka.The city is the birthplace of Lightweight Boxer Ivan Redkach.In popular cultureShostka is the hometown of the fictional Mousekewitz family in the 1986 animated film An American Tail.

Places Nearby

Business Service

Работа в Интернете на Seo sprint У Оксаны
Баумана 6а, Shostka, 41100
Business Service

City

Ivot, Sums'Ka Oblast', Ukraine
Ivot, Sums'Ka Oblast', Ukraine
City, City
Voronezh, Sums'Ka Oblast', Ukraine
Voronezh, Sums'Ka Oblast', Ukraine
City, City

Community Organization

Шостка-Вело
Shostka, 41100
Community Organization
Товариство допомоги особам з інвалідністю "Турбота"
Рабочая, 5, Shostka, 41100
Community Organization, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)

Dance & Night Club

Жокей Топ-Клуб
Shostka
Dance & Night Club, Adult Entertainment Service

Education

Центр естетичного виховання ШМР
Україна, Shostka, 41100
Education

Government Organization

Paliivka, Iampil

Government Organization, City
Шосткинська Міська Рада
вул. Садовий бульвар, 14, Shostka, 41100
Government Organization

Interest

Voronij

Interest, Government Organization, Region
Ivot, Șostka

Government Organization, City

Men's Clothing Store

Military& SPORT
Mira 4, Shostka, 41100
Men's Clothing Store, Shopping & Retail, Sports & Recreation

Pizza Place

Montana Pizza
Shostka
Pizza Place

River

Река Ивот

River

Sports & Recreation

Конно-спортивный клуб "Шостка"
С.Дубровка, Шосткинский район, Shostka, 41100
Sports & Recreation, Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue

Tattoo & Piercing Shop

Helena beauty & SPA
ул. Коммунистическая 12-А, Shostka, 41100
Tattoo & Piercing Shop, Massage Service, Hair Salon