| Share


Kamyanets-Podilskyy (kəmyänˈyĭts-pôdyĭlˈskyē) [key], Rus. Kamenets-Podolski, city (1989 pop. 102,000), Khmelnytskyy region, Ukraine. It is a rail terminus and has industries that produce foodstuffs, tobacco, machinery, machine tools, and automobile parts. Kamyanets-Podilskyy was part of the duchy of Halych-Volhynia from the 12th to the 14th cent., when it passed to Poland. It came under Russian control in 1793. A popular tourist site, it features historic landmarks such as the fortress (15th–16th cent.), which is now a museum, and some cathedrals and monasteries dating from the 14th cent.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Kamyanets-Podilskyy from Infoplease:

See more Encyclopedia articles on: CIS and Baltic Political Geography

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring