Hostomel

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Hostomel
Гостомель
Town
View of Hostomel
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Coat of arms of Hostomel
Coordinates: 50°34′09″N 30°15′55″E / 50.56917°N 30.26528°E / 50.56917; 30.26528Coordinates: 50°34′09″N 30°15′55″E / 50.56917°N 30.26528°E / 50.56917; 30.26528
Country Ukraine
OblastKyiv
RaionBucha
Population
 (2021)
 • Total17,534

Hostomel (Ukrainian: Гостомель) is a city in Kyiv Oblast, northwest of the capital city of Kyiv.

Hostomel was badly damaged during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.[1] The city was given the title Hero City of Ukraine on 13 March 2022.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fire reported in many buildings in Ukraine's Hostomel", India Today, 6 March 2022
  2. Богданьок, Олена (6 March 2022). "Харків, Чернігів, Маріуполь, Херсон, Гостомель і Волноваха тепер міста-герої". Суспільне | Новини (in Ukrainian). Archived from the original on 13 March 2022. Retrieved 13 March 2022.