Vasylkiv (Ukrainian: Василькiв, translit. Vasyl’kiv, Russian: Васильков; also referred to as Vasylkov) is a city located on the Stuhna River in the Kiev Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Vasylkivskyi Raion (district), the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast. A location with an over 1000 years history, it was incorporated as a city in 1796. The city has hosted Vasilkov air base during the Cold War years. Population 40,800 (census 1991).