Sumska Street

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Sumska Street in November 2012

Sumska Street (Ukrainian: Сумська, Sums'ka; Russian: Сумская, translit. Sumskaya) is the main street of Kharkiv, Ukraine. It stretches through the centre of the city to the Constitution Square.

Sumskaya street appeared as a road from the Kharkiv fortress to Sumy and used to call “Sums’ky shliakh”. However, in a short time the road was surrounded by the buildings and turned to vibrant street; in the 20th century it became the thoroughfare of the city.

The street is served by Kharkiv Metro, by the stations Universytet (University) and Istorychnyi Muzei (Museum of History).

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  • М.Т. Дяченко – Історія харківських вулиць – Харків, 1961
  • Мачулин Л. Улицы и площади города Харькова – Харьков, 2007

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