Donbass map

donbass map

Where are the Donbas located?

The industrial area of the Donbas includes much of the Ukrainian oblasti (provinces) of Donetsk and Luhansk. The Donbas coalfield lies primarily in southeastern Ukraine, but a small portion of it extends into Rostov oblast (region) in southwestern Russia.

What is the main language in Donbas?

Modern Donbas is a predominately Russophone region. According to the 2001 census, Russian is the main language of 74.9% of residents in Donetsk Oblast and 68.8% in Luhansk Oblast.

What is the war in Donbass?

The War in Donbass is an armed conflict in the Donbass region of Ukraine. From the beginning of March 2014, protests by pro-Russian and anti-government groups took place in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine, commonly collectively called the Donbass, in the aftermath of the 2014 Ukrainian revolution and the Euromaidan movement.

How did the Donbas become an industrial region?

The Crimean War (1853–56), which cut off Russia’s access to imported coal from England, provided some impetus to the industrial development of the Donbas, but large-scale commercial exploitation of the region began only after the coming of the railways in the 1870s.

What does Donbas mean?

Donbas is a large coal mining and industrial region located partly in the southeastern part of Ukraine and in the western part of the Russian Federation. The word “Donbas” is a blend word formed from “Donets Basin” that is an abbreviation of “Donets Coal Basin.”

What is the capital of the Donbas region?

Before the Russo-Ukrainian War, the city of Donetsk served as the unofficial capital of the Donbas region. At present, the city of Kramatorsk region serves as the Donetsk Oblast’s interim administrative center, while the city of Sievierodonetsk serves as the temporary administrative center of the Luhansk Oblast.

Where is Donbass located on the map?

Here you can see an interactive Open Street map which shows the exact location of Donbass. To zoom in or out and see the surrounding area, use the buttons shown on the map. To see the surrounding objects, drag the map with your mouse or finger. Exact coordinates of Donbass: Latitude: 48 North, Longitude: 38 East.

What is the war in Donbass?

The War in Donbass is an armed conflict in the Donbass region of Ukraine. From the beginning of March 2014, protests by pro-Russian and anti-government groups took place in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine, commonly collectively called the Donbass, in the aftermath of the 2014 Ukrainian revolution and the Euromaidan movement.

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