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Subotiv
Subotiv
(Ukrainian: Суботів) is a village (selo) in central Ukraine. It is located in the Chyhyryn
Chyhyryn
Raion (district) of the Cherkasy
Cherkasy
Oblast (province), near Chyhyryn
Chyhyryn
city. The village is located on the right bank of the Tiasmyn River, a tributary of the Dnieper, 7 km from Chyhyryn, 21 km from Adamivka river port, and 38 km from Fundukliivka railway station. A local auto road 2414 runs through the village. The village name, Subotiv, according to one legend, took its roots from a live fire from oak firewood (known as "subotka") that was in front of Perun. According to another legend, it came from the name of the place where water from two tributaries combines (known as "subod'"). Subotiv
Subotiv
is the birthplace of the Ukrainian Hetman
Hetman
Bohdan Khmelnytsky. History[edit] Based on archeological studies, the place was settled as early as Bronze Age. At the place there are also traces of Early Slavic, and Kiev Rus
Kiev Rus
settlements. In the documents the first known reference to the village is dated back to early 17th century. Famous places[edit]

Illinska Church, a church built by the order of Bohdan Khmelnytsky
Bohdan Khmelnytsky
in 1653. It is also the place where Khmelnytsky is buried. The church is pictured on one of the paintings by Taras Shevchenko
Taras Shevchenko
in 1845. The church is also pictured on 5 hryvnia banknote, which is currently in circulation in Ukraine.

A church in Subotiv
Subotiv
near Chyhyryn, the birthplace of Ukrainian Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytsky.

Taras Shevchenko. Bohdan's church in Subotiv. 1845. Paper. Water-colour.

Subotiv
Subotiv
church on 5 hryvnia banknote.

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Administrative divisions of Cherkasy
Cherkasy
Oblast

Administrative center: Cherkasy

Raions

Cherkasy Chornobai Chyhyryn Drabiv Horodyshche Kamianka Kaniv Katerynopil Khrystynivka Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi Lysianka Mankivka Monastyryshche Shpola Smila Talne Uman Zhashkiv Zolotonosha Zvenyhorodka

Cities

Regional

Cherkasy Kaniv Smila Uman Vatutine Zolotonosha

District

Chyhyryn Horodyshche Kamianka Khrystynivka Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi Monastyryshche Shpola Talne Zhashkiv Zvenyhorodka

Urban-type settlements Category: Cherkasy
Cherkasy
Oblast

Coordinates: 49°05′46″N 32°33′20″E / 49.09611°N 32.55556°E / 49.09611; 32.55556

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