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Rivne
Coat of Arms of Rivne
Location
Location of Rivne
Government
Oblast Rivne Oblast
Mayor Viktor Chaika
Geographical characteristics
Area 58.24km²
Population
 - City
 - Density

249,900 (2004)
4,274/km²
Coordinates 50°58′N 26°13′E
Other infoformation
Founded (First mentioned in 1283)
Area code +380 362
Municipal website

Rivne (Ukrainian: Рівне, Russian: Ровно, translit. Rovno) is a historic city in western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Rivne Oblast (province), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Rivnensky Raion (district) within the oblast. The city itself is also designated as its own separate raion within the oblast. Image File history File links Image-Riwne-COA..gif‎ This image (or all images in this article or category) was uploaded in the GIF format, but Commons strongly discourages this format for anything but animations. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1200x799, 79 KB) Summary Description = Riwne geographical position Source = own work, Skluesener Date = 15. ... Ukraine is subdivided into 24 oblasts (Ukrainian singular: область, oblast; plural області, oblasti), one autonomous republic (автономна республіка, avtonomna respublika), and two cities with special status (singular місто зі спеціальним статусом, misto zi spetsialnym statusom). ... Rivne Oblast (Рівненська область, Rivnens’ka oblast’ or Рівненщина, Rivnenshchyna in Ukrainian; Rowno in Polish) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is in modern times the title of the highest ranking municipal officer, who discharges certain judicial and administrative functions, in many systems an elected politician, who serves as chief executive and/or ceremonial official of many types of municipalities. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... For broader historical context, see 1280s and 13th century. ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... There exist many possible systems for transliterating the Cyrillic alphabet of the Russian language to English or the Latin alphabet. ... Night view of Taipei City. ... In politics a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... Rivne Oblast (Рівненська область, Rivnens’ka oblast’ or Рівненщина, Rivnenshchyna in Ukrainian; Rowno in Polish) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ...


Rivne is an important transportion hub, with an international airport, and rail links to Zdolbuniv, Sarny and Kovel, as well as highways linking it with Brest, Kiev and Lviv. Zdolbuniv (Ukrainian: Здолбунів) is a city in Rivne Oblast of Ukraine. ... Sarny (Сарни in Ukrainian, meaning deer, pl. ... Coat of Arms, circa 1993 Kovel (In Ukrainian and in Russian: Ковель, in Polish: Kowel) is a town now situated in western Ukraine in the Volyn oblast. ... Brest (Belarusian: ; also known as Brest-Litovsk and in Polish as Brześć Litewski, Brześć nad Bugiem or Brześć BiaÅ‚oruski; Russian: , Lithuanian: Lietuvos Brasta (literally meaning shallows of Lithuania) is a city (population 290,000 in 2004) in Belarus close to the Polish border where the Western... Motto: Oblast Municipality Municipal government City council (Київська Міська рада) Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko Mayor-elect Leonid Chernovetsky Area 800 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 2,660,401 100% 3,299/km² Founded City rights around 5th century 1487 Latitude Longitude Area code +380 44 Car plates AA (before 2004: КА,КВ,КЕ,КН,КІ) Sister cities Athens, Brussels... Lviv (Ukrainian: Львів, L’viv ; see Cities alternative names#L for other names) is a city in western Ukraine, the capital city of the Lviv Oblast (province) and one of the main cultural centres of Ukraine. ...


The current estimated population is around 249,900 (as of 2004). 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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History

Cathedral of the Intercession

Rivne was first mentioned in 1283 as one of the inhabited places of Halych-Volhynia. From the second half of the 14th century it was under the Great Duchy of Lithuania and from 1569 in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. In 1492 the city was granted Magdeburg rights. Following the partition of Poland, in 1793 Rivne became a part of Russian Empire, and in 1797 it was declared as a regional town of the Volyn Guberniya. Image File history File links Cathedral_of_the_Intercession_in_Rivne_(Ukraine). ... Image File history File links Cathedral_of_the_Intercession_in_Rivne_(Ukraine). ... For broader historical context, see 1280s and 13th century. ... Halych-Volhynia, or Halych-Volodymyr, was a large state in Ruthenia (Rus ) which existed in the 13th and 14th centuries. ... The presumable banner of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania with the coat of arms, called Пагоня in Belarusian, Vytis in Lithuanian and Pogoń in Polish The Grand Duchy of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Didžioji Kunigaikštystė, Belarusian: Вялі́кае Кня́ства Літо́ўскае (ВКЛ), Ukrainian: Велике Князівство Литовське (ВКЛ), Polish: Wielkie Księstwo Litewskie) was an... Events January 11 - First recorded lottery in England. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... 1492 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Magdeburg Rights (or Magdeburg law) were a set of city laws regulating the degree of internal autonomy within cities and villages granted with it by a local ruler. ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Official language Russian Official Religion Russian Orthodox Christianity Capital Saint Petersburg (Petrograd 1914-1925) Area Approx. ... 1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


During World War I and the period of chaos shortly after, it was briefly under German, Ukrainian, Bolshevik, and Polish forces. In April-May of 1919 Rivne served as the temporary capital of Ukrainian People's Republic. At the conclusion of the conflict, in accordance with the Riga Peace Treaty of 1921 it became a part of Poland for the period between the two World Wars. Combatants Allied Powers: British Empire France Italy Russia United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary Bulgaria Germany Ottoman Empire Casualties Military dead: 5 million Civilian dead: 3 million Total dead: 8 million Military dead: 4 million Civilian dead: 3 million Total dead: 7 million The First World War, also known as... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Flag of Ukrainian Peoples Republic Ukrainian Peoples Republic (Ukrainian: ), also sometimes translated as Ukrainian National Republic, abbreviated UNR (УНР), was a republic in part of the territory of modern Ukraine after the Russian Revolution, eventually headed by Symon Petliura. ... Central and Eastern Europe after the Treaty of Riga See also Riga Peace Treaty for other treaties concluded in Riga. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1939, as a result of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and the partition of Poland, the Western Ukraine was annexed by the Soviet Union and reunited with the Ukrainian SSR, and from December of the same year Rivne became the centre of the newly established Rivne Oblast. On June 28, 1941 Rivne was captured by the Nazi German invaders, which later promoted the city as the administrative centre of Reichskommissariat Ukraine. A Jewish ghetto of some 5,000 people was established in November 1941 and liquidated in the following July. 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Molotov signs the German-Soviet non-aggression pact. ... State motto: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Official language None. ... June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 186 days remaining. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... Reichskommissariat Ukraine was a Nazi German administrative district, under the civilian occupation of conquered territories of central and eastern Ukraine during World War II. Adolf Hitler,always sense hate to Jew-Bolshevism,with heavy hate also to Untermenschen Slavs. ... A ghetto is an area where people from a specific racial or ethnic background or united in a given culture or religion live as a group, voluntarily or involuntarily, in milder or stricter seclusion. ...


Following the invasion, partisan resistance immediately began, and a whole division under the command of D.N.Medvedev and espionage agent N.I.Kuznetsov participated in raids on the Nazi occupiers. Also in the city itself there were underground patriotic organisations under command of T.F.Novak, P.M.Miryushchenko, and N.M.Ostafova, and in the Rivno Oblast an underground oblast-committee was active under the first secretary V.A. Begma. The city was finally liberated by the Red Army on February 2, 1944. Belorussian guerrillas liquidated, injured and took prisoner some 1. ... The short forms Red Army and RKKA refer to the Workers and Peasants Red Army, (in Russian: Рабоче-Крестьянская Красная Армия - Raboche-Krestyanskaya Krasnaya Armiya), the armed forces first organized by the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War in 1918. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ...


In 1958 a TV tower began broadcasting in the city; in 1974 the first trolley ran through the city; in 1977 Rivne airport was opened. In 1983 the city celebrated its 700th anniversary. 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... This article refers to the mass transit vehicle running on rails. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Industry

During the Soviet time the provincial town was transformed into a massive industrial centre of the republic. There were two significant factories built, Machine building and Metal processing factory, capable of producing high-voltage apparatus, tractor spare parts and others, and Chemical factory, as well as a synthetic materials fabric. Light industry, presented by a linen plant and a textile fabric, as well as food industry, presented by milk and meat factories and a vegetable preservation fabric have also received development. In addition the city became a production centre for furniture and other building materials. State motto (Russian): Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (Transliterated: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Translated: Workers of the world, unite!) Capital Moscow Official language None; Russian (de facto) Government Federation of Soviet republics Area  - Total  - % water 1st before collapse 22,402,200 km² Approx. ...


Attractions

Being an important cultural centre, Rivne hosts a pedagogical, and a hydro-engineering institutes, as well as a faculty of the Kiev State institute of Culture, and Medical and musical as well as Automobile construction, Soviet trade, textile, agricultural and cooperative polytechnic colleges. The city has a Historical museum and a museum dedicated to the Hero of the Soviet Union N.I.Kuznetsov. Hero of the Soviet Union (Russian: Герой Советского Союза, Geroy Sovetskogo Soyuza) was the highest honorary title and the superior degree of distinction of the Soviet Union. ...


Following the fall of the Soviet Union the monument for the Soviet time hero D.N.Medvedev was removed, and N.I.Kuznetsov monument was moved to another location within the city. Instead, in order to reflect the controversial history of the region the monuments for "Soldiers died in the honour of Ukraine", and "Soldiers died in military battles" were installed. The rise of Gorbachev Although reform stalled between 1964–1982, the generational shift gave new momentum for reform. ...


Buildings

  • Ancient Church of Assumption (1756)
  • Cathedral of the Intercession (2001)
  • Cathedral of the Ascension (1890)
  • A classicism-style gymnasium building (1839)
  • During Soviet times the centre of the city from Lenin street to Peace Avenue (1963 architects R.D. Vais and O.I. Filipchuk) was completely rebuilt with Administrative and Public buildings in neo-classical, Stalinist style.

1756 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

Memorials

  • Heroes of the Great Patriotic War (1948 by I.Ya. Matveenko)
  • N.I. Kuznetsov (bronze and granite, 1961 by V.P Vinaikin)
  • Victims to Fascism (1968 by A.I. Pirozhenko and B.V. Rychkov, architect-V.M.Gerasimenko)
  • Memorial of Battle glory (1975 by M.L. Farina, architect-N.A. Dolgansky)

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Famous people from Rivne

Sophie Irene Loeb (July 4, 1876, Rovno / Rivne, Volhynia, Russia (now Ukraine) - 1929) was a US journalist and social-welfare advocate. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... // Latin root meaning The term social is derived from the Latin word socius, which as a noun means an associate, ally, companion, business partner or comrade and in the adjectival form socialis refers to a bond between people (such as marriage) or to their collective or connected existence. ... Welfare has four primary meanings: Welfare, in general terms, refers simply to quality of life Welfare (financial aid), financial assistance paid by the government Welfare economics, in economics, associated with material benefit or preferred outcomes; see also social welfare function Social welfare, in social policy, refers to the range of... It has been suggested that Barrister#Advocates in Scotland be merged into this article or section. ... Mira Spivak (born July 12, 1934) is a member of the Canadian Senate representing the Province of Manitoba. ... The Senate of Canada (French: Le Sénat du Canada) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the House of Commons. ... Province is a name for a subnational entity. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Official languages English (French is an official language of the Manitoban legislature and courts) Flower Pasqueflower Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 14 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water    (% of... Serhiy Honchar (born July 3, 1970 in Rivne) is a Ukrainian professional road racing cyclist. ... Road racing can be a term involving road running, road bicycle races, or automobile races. ... A cyclist is a person who engages in cycling whether as a sport or rides a bicycle for recreation or transportation. ...

External links

  • (Ukrainian) Official website of Rivne City Council and Rivne City Administration
  • (Ukrainian) Non-Official website of Rivne City
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COA of Rivne Oblast Subdivisions of Rivne Oblast, Ukraine Flag of Ukraine
Raions:

Bereznivsky Raion | Demydivsky Raion | Dubensky Raion | Dubno City | Dubrovytsky Raion | Hoshchansky Raion | Koretsky Raion | Kostopilsky Raion | Kuznetsovsk City | Mlynivsky Raion | Ostroh City | Ostrozky Raion | Radyvylivsky Raion | Rivne City | Rivnensky Raion | Rokytnivsky Raion | Sarnensky Raion | Zarichnensky Raion | Zdolbunivsky Raion Image File history File links Riwne-oblast-COA.png‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Rivne Oblast Ostroh Rivne Sarny Radyvyliv Zdolbuniv Dubno Template:Cities in Rivne Oblast Template:Rivne Oblast ... Rivne Oblast (Рівненська область, Rivnens’ka oblast’ or Рівненщина, Rivnenshchyna in Ukrainian; Rowno in Polish) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... Dubno (Ukrainian: Дубно) is a town in Ukraine, in Rivne Oblast, on the Ikva River. ... Ostroh Castle in the 1960s Mezhyrich Monastery in the 2000s Ostroh (Ukrainian and Russian Острог, also often spelled Ostrog as it is called in Polish and transliterated from Russian) is a historical town in Ukraine with a population of 14,801 (2001). ...

Cities:

Berezne | Dubno | Dubrovytsya | Korets | Kostopil | Kuznetsovsk | Ostroh | Radyvyliv | Rivne | Sarny | Zdolbuniv Dubno (Ukrainian: Дубно) is a town in Ukraine, in Rivne Oblast, on the Ikva River. ... Ostroh Castle in the 1960s Mezhyrich Monastery in the 2000s Ostroh (Ukrainian and Russian Острог, also often spelled Ostrog as it is called in Polish and transliterated from Russian) is a historical town in Ukraine with a population of 14,801 (2001). ... Radyvyliv (Ukrainian: Радивилів) is a small city in Ukraine, with a population of 10,311 people as of 2001. ... Sarny (Сарни in Ukrainian, meaning deer, pl. ... Zdolbuniv (Ukrainian: Здолбунів) is a city in Rivne Oblast of Ukraine. ...

Towns:

Demydivka | Mlyniv | Rokytne | Hoshcha | Zarichne Urban-type settlement (Russian: , posyolok gorodskogo tipa; Ukrainian: , selyshche miskoho typu; abbreviated as in Russian and as in Ukrainian) is an official designation for a certain type of urban settlements used in some of the countries of the former Soviet Union. ...



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Subdivisions of Ukraine:
Cherkasy Oblast | Chernihiv Oblast | Chernivtsi Oblast | Autonomous Republic of Crimea | Dnipropetrovsk Oblast | Donetsk Oblast | Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast | Kharkiv Oblast | Kherson Oblast | Khmelnytskyi Oblast | Kiev City | Kiev Oblast | Kirovohrad Oblast | Luhansk Oblast | Lviv Oblast | Mykolaiv Oblast | Odessa Oblast | Poltava Oblast | Rivne Oblast | Sevastopol City | Sumy Oblast | Ternopil Oblast | Vinnytsia Oblast | Volyn Oblast | Zakarpattia Oblast | Zaporizhia Oblast | Zhytomyr Oblast
Administrative centers of subdivision units:
Cherkasy | Chernihiv | Chernivtsi | Dnipropetrovsk | Donetsk | Ivano-Frankivsk | Kharkiv | Kherson | Khmelnytskyi | Kiev | Kirovohrad | Luhansk | Lutsk | Lviv | Mykolaiv | Odessa | Poltava | Rivne | Sevastopol | Simferopol | Sumy | Ternopil | Uzhhorod | Vinnytsia | Zaporizhia | Zhytomyr

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Rivne — FactMonster.com (104 words)
229,000), capital of Rivne region, W Ukraine, on the Ustya River.
It is a rapidly growing road and rail junction and an industrial center producing heavy machinery and electrical and consumer goods.
An old Ukrainian settlement, Rivne was first mentioned in 1282 and grew into an important trade center.
Rivne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (828 words)
Rivne (Modern Ukrainian: Рівне; pre 1991 and in Russian: Ровно, Rovno) is a historic city in western Ukraine.
It is the administrative center of the Rivne Oblast (province), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Rivnensky Raion (district) within the oblast.
Following the partition of Poland, in 1793 Rivne became a part of Russian Empire, and in 1797 it was declared as a regional town of the Volyn Guberniya.
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