Fastiv

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Fastiv (Ukrainian: Фастів Fastiv, Roushie: Фастов Fastov) is a ceety locatit in the Kiev Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. Servin as the admeenistrative center o the Fastivskyi Raion (destrict), the ceety itself is an aa designatit as a separate raion athin the oblast. The current estimatit population is aroond 50,500 (as o 2004).

Lyin on a conjunction o railwey lines, Fastiv is an important station on the rail route frae central Europe tae Roushie an Asie. Brewin an machinery industry is an aa present, awtho the majority o indwallers ar employed bi "Ukrzaliznytsia" railwey company.

Fastiv is a historical ceety that survived throu Cossack wars (incl. the period o tot devastation an later resettlement). Laundmerks o those times include Pokrovska Tserkva (17t century Orthodox kirk named efter Cossack leader Semen Paliy) an a Catholic Kirk (early 20t century).

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Coordinates: 50°05′N 29°55′E / 50.083°N 29.917°E / 50.083; 29.917