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Dzhankoy
Джанкой
Canköy
"City
""Skyline of Dzhankoy
""Coat of arms of Dzhankoy
Coat of arms
""Dzhankoy is located in Crimea
Dzhankoy
Dzhankoy
Location of Dzhankoy within Crimea
Coordinates: 45°42′31″N 34°23′36″E / 45.70861°N 34.39333°E / 45.70861; 34.39333"Coordinates: 45°42′31″N 34°23′36″E / 45.70861°N 34.39333°E / 45.70861; 34.39333
Country Disputed:
"Republic "Crimea
"Region Dzhankoy city municipality
Area
 • Total 26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 38,622
 • Density 1,648.5/km2 (4,270/sq mi)
"Time zone "MSK ("UTC+3)
"Postal code 96100 — 96114
"Area code(s) +7-36564
Website dzhankoy.rk.gov.ru

Dzhankoy, Jankoy[1] ("Ukrainian and "Russian: Джанкóй, "Crimean Tatar: Canköy) is a town of regional significance in the north of the "Crimea. It also serves as administrative center of "Dzhankoy Raion although it is not a part of the raion (district). Population: 38,622 ("2014 Census).[2]

The name Dzhankoy is often translated into "English from "Crimean Tatar as "spirit-village" (can — spirit, köy — village) -Canköy. But real meaning of this name is "new village": canköy < cañı köy (cañı is "new" in the northern dialect of Crimean Tatar).

In the city there are many types of industrial factories, some of which are: automobile, "reinforced concrete, fabric, meat, and others. Dzhankoy also contains professional "technical schools.

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Geography[edit]

Dzhankoy serves as the administrative center of the "Dzhankoy Raion. It is located about 93 kilometres (58 mi) from the Crimean "capital, "Simferopol. Two railroad lines, Solionoye ozero-"Sevastopol and "Armyansk-"Kerch, cross Dzhankoy. In 1926, Dzhankoy was granted "city status.

Transport[edit]

Dzhankoy is a "transportation hub. Through the city pass two major railways of the peninsula as well as two major "European highways. It has two railroad terminals - the central one, where only passenger and fast trains stop and the suburban one - where only suburban trains, known as "elektrichki are allowed.

Demographics[edit]

Year #Inhabitants
1805 173
1926 8,310
1939 19,576
1970 43,000
1989 53,464
2001 42,861

Climate[edit]

Dzhankoy's climate is mostly hot in the summer, and mild in the winter. The average temperature ranges from −2 °C (28 °F) in January, to 23 °C (73 °F) in July. The average precipitation is 420 millimetres (17 in) per year.

In popular culture[edit]

Dzhankoy is the subject of a popular "Yiddish song "Hey! Zhankoye," as popularized by "Pete Seeger, and by "Theodore Bikel, a Soviet-era song praising the life of Jews on collective farms in Crimea.[3][4][5]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 6 KILOGRAMMES OF MERCURY FOUND OUT IN THE CENTRE OF JANKOY IN CRIMEA
  2. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2014). "Таблица 1.3. Численность населения Крымского федерального округа, городских округов, муниципальных районов, городских и сельских поселений" [Table 1.3. Population of Crimean Federal District, Its Urban Okrugs, Municipal Districts, Urban and Rural Settlements]. Федеральное статистическое наблюдение «Перепись населения в Крымском федеральном округе». ("Population Census in Crimean Federal District" Federal Statistical Examination) (in Russian). "Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ Kann, Kenneth L. (1993). Comrades and Chicken Ranchers. Cornell University Press. pp. 87–88. 
  4. ^ Silverman, Jerry (2010). Songs of the Jewish People. Mel Bay Publications. pp. 54–55. 
  5. ^ "Video Archives: Yosl Kogan, Bershad Ghetto". AHEYM: Archives of Historical and Ethnographic Yiddish Memories. Indiana University (Bloomington), College of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 

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