History formation names of Kirovohrad


City Kirovograd - a regional center of Ukraine, located on the river Inhul. Kirovohrad land famous for numerous monuments of culture and history yatkamy.

According to historians, in what is now Kirovograd region since the beginning of the 16th century were created by a number of settlements that were located on the lands of the Zaporozhian Sich - Kuschevka, sand, Ingulsk, Mlyky, Zavadivka and others.

At the time Elizabeth II, was built magnificent fortress of St. Elizabeth, who defended Moscow lands from attacks of the Crimean Tatar army. The structure consisted of a series of majestic castle fortifications. From this building survived only two guns that are set to the 'ride to the castle.

Since the early 19th century, the city was known Elizavetgrad Kirovograd. Since then, the city began to actively be built. A number of companies, which in its industrial sector is still functioning.

Miracle, which became significant not only in the city's history, but played an important role in the history of Ukraine.It is the creation of the first independent Ukrainian theater proper discharge where such known figures of Ukrainian and world culture as Maria Zankovetskaya Ivan Karpenko-Kary, Mykola Sadovsky, Marco Kropyvnytsky and others.

With the advent of Soviet rule, the city was named Zynov'yensk, in honor of the communist leader - Grigory Zinoviev.

The next step in forming the final name of the city was the murder of the Secretary of the Organizing Bureau of the Central Committee of the CPSU Sergey Kostrykova (Kirov), which later transformed into the new name of the city - Kirov.It should be noted that throughout the Soviet Union passed the said wave renaming.

And January 10, 1939 the city was given its final name - Kirovograd. Today in Kirovograd are two administrative districts - Kirov and Lenin, and new village and a number of surrounding neighborhoods.

Also in the city are the following attractions architecture: County Court in 1845, Greek church - the church of the city that has never stopped its activities, the wooden church Konstyantynivska 1766 Academic Puppet Theatre, Transfiguration Cathedral, established in mid-18th century.