Khoroshev ( Ukrain . Horoshiv ; until 2016 Volodarsk-Volynsky , until 1927 Volodarsk , until 1921 Kutuzovo , until 1912 Horoschka , until 1607 Aleksandropol ) - urban settlement in the Zhytomyr region of Ukraine , the regional center of the Khoroshevsky district .
|Chapter||Stolyarchuk Vladimir Vladimirovich|
|History and geography|
|Former names||Alexandropol, Peas, Kutuzovo, Volodarsk, Volodarsk-Volynsky|
|Timezone||UTC + 2 , in the summer UTC + 3|
|Population||7,644  people ( 2018 )|
|Telephone code||+380 4145|
|Car code||AM, KM / 06|
It was first mentioned in 1545 as the village of Alexandropol, named after the owner, the boyar Alexander Pronsky.
From 1607, it became the property of the Lithuanian princely family Sapieha . The new owners renamed the village Khoroshki (eventually transformed into Peas). In 1617 the village becomes a place .
In 1793 , after the third section of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth , it became part of the Russian Empire.
In 1796, Empress Catherine II presented the peas to commander M. I. Kutuzov , who distinguished himself during the Russian-Turkish war. Kutuzov visited his estate in 1802-1805. In 1912, on the occasion of the centenary of the Patriotic War of 1812 , the Peas were renamed Kutuzovo.
In 1921, Kutuzovo was renamed Volodarsk in honor of the well-known figure of the RSDLP (b) V. Volodarsky , who was killed in 1918 , and in 1927 - in Volodarsk-Volynsky.
In 1959, the population size was4637 people  .
As of January 1, 2013, the population was 7862 people  .
By the Resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine No. 3854 of February 4, 2016, the village Volodarsk-Volynsky was renamed the village Khoroshev. [four]
- Monument to Mikhail I. Kutuzov in the park named after him
- Museum of decorative and precious stones
The ancient park , founded in the XVIII century over the high bank of the river Irsha. Old oaks and remains of ancient fortifications, earthen ramparts and moats, have been preserved. In the XIX century in the center of the park was a palace that belonged to Mikhail Kutuzov, and then his descendants. During World War I, the palace was turned into a military hospital for the wounded. In 1919 , during the civil war , the palace burned down. Later in its place a wasteland , overgrown with shrubs. In 1941, part of the trees in the park were cut down by German occupiers to restore the bridge over Irsha, destroyed by the retreating units of the Red Army .
In 1959, the park was named in honor of M.I. Kutuzov and a bust of the commander (sculptor G. Postnikov) was installed. In August 2004, this monument became a victim of vandalism: the pedestal was partially destroyed, and the bronze bust was stolen. Later on this place a new monument to Kutuzov was erected.
Museum of Precious and Decorative Stones
In 1996, according to a decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the collection of minerals and rocks of the mineralogical museum of the Kvartssomotsvety enterprise was transferred to the Museum of Precious and Decorative Stone, which was formed under the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine. This mineralogical collection, founded in 1951, is based on rock and mineral pegmatite rock samples from the Volyn Morion field. This is the only chamber pegmatite deposit in Ukraine where unique crystals of quartz , topaz and beryl were mined .
Now the museum's collection includes more than 1,500 samples of minerals and rocks from geological formations of Ukraine and other countries of the world, in particular, samples of Volyn amber from the Klesovskoe deposit. The museum exposition occupies five rooms.
- number of the apparent population of Ukraine is 1 September 2018. State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Kyiv, 2018. page 29
- All-Union census of 1959
- number of the apparent population of Ukraine on 1 September 2013. State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Kyiv, 2013. p.58
- Office portal Verkhno ї sake of Ukraine . w1.c1.rada.gov.ua. The appeal date is February 4, 2016.
- Zhytomyr Oblast. Cities of the region: Khoroshev
- Reprints of old books. “ Golenishchev-Kutuzov M.I. Letters ”. Reported F. K. Opochinin. Journal of Russian Antiquity , 1870–1871. Kiev. Peas. Zhytomyr 1803-1804.
- Museum of koshtovnogo and decorative kamіnnya: up to 10-ї ічниці. Information Booklet to the Museum, 2006.