Zolochiv, Kharkiv oblast [Zolońćiv]. Map: III-16 A town smt (2001 pop 11,591) on the Udy River and a raion center in Kharkiv oblast. It was founded in 1677 by Cossacks from Right-Bank Ukraine, and became a company center in Kharkiv regiment in 1685. In 1780 it became a county center in Kharkiv vicegerency. Today the town is an agricultural center with a railway station, a grain elevator, and several food-processing enterprises.

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