Ilovaisk [Іловайськ; Ilovajs'k]. Map: VI-19, DB Map: DBIV-4. City (2011 pop 16,143) in Donetsk oblast administered by the Khartsyzk city council. It was founded as a railway station in 1869 and is an important railway junction in the southern Donets Basin.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1988).]