Avdiivka [Avdijivka]. Map: DBIII-3. City (2001 pop 37,200) in Donetsk oblast under the administration of the city of Yasynuvata. Avdiivka was founded as a village in 1884. The city now has a coke-chemical plant, established in 1963; a reinforced-concrete-products factory; a building-supplies factory; and rail-transport companies.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]