Donetsk in brief
GMT + 2 (GMT + 3 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
Climate and temperature
Hot in summers and cold and snowy in winter.
Spring and autumn are moderate in Donetsk and Ukraine, same as in Europe.
Origin of the name:
after the Seversky Donets river that flows through Donetsk region
last Sunday in August
Coat of arms
977 830 (as of 2010)
570, 7 sq. km.
Hryvnya (UAH) = 100 kopiyok (singular: kopiyka).
Notes come in UAH 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1.
Coins are in denominations of UAH 1, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1.
Donetsk City Council headed by Mayor – Aleksandr Lukyanchenko
Donetsk Oblast Council headed by Chairman – Andrey Shishatskiy
Donetsk Oblast State Administration headed by Governor – Anatoliy Blizhnyuk
9 administrative districts (called raions): Voroshilovskiy (the centre), Kalininskiy, Kievskiy, Leninskiy, Proletarskiy, Kirovskiy, Budyonovskiy, Kuibyshevskiy and Petrovskiy
220 volts AC, 50Hz.
Coal mining, heavy engineering, steel smelting, agriculture, services