Sharhorod

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Sharhorod
Immaculate Conception Church in Sharhorod
Immaculate Conception Church in Sharhorod
Coat of arms of Sharhorod
Coat of arms
Country
Oblast
Raion
 Ukraine
Vinnytsia Oblast
Sharhorod Raion
Founded 1579
Population (2013)
 • Total 6,975

Sharhorod (Ukrainian: Шаргород; Russian: Шаргород, Polish: Szarogród) is a town in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Sharhorod Raion, one of 33 regions of Vinnytsia Oblast. Population: 6,975 (2013 est.)[1].

It was founded in 1579 by Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth chancellor and hetman, Jan Zamoyski. It was located very close to the border with the Ottoman Empire.

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  1. "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>