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Slavske (Ukrainian: Славське, Polish: Slawsko) is a popular ski resort town in the Eastern Beskids range of the Carpathian mountains in western Ukraine with a population of 3,700. It's one of the biggest Ukrainian winter sports centers. Slavske is located 600 meters above sea level in the Skole district in Lviv Oblast, close to the town of Skole, 130 km southwest of Lviv and 670 km west of Kiev. A ski resort is a ski area with a village and/or high-end accommodations and other amenities at the base of the mountain. ... Panorama of Czech Beskids. ... Satellite image of the Carpathians. ... Lviv Oblast is an oblast of western Ukraine, created on December 4, 1939. ... yeah !!!! BITHCES !!!! ... Motto: Semper fidelis Location Map of Ukraine with Lviv. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted. ...

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Location

Slavske is situated in the valley of the Opir and Slavka rivers in an area traditionally inhabited by the Boyko highlanders, adjacent to southeast Poland and northeast Slovakia. The mountains surrounding Slavske are of volcanic origin with forest cover, with an average height of about 1,200 m to 1,400 m. Boyko or Boiko is the name for a distinctive group of Ruthenians (Ukrainian) montagnards of the Carpathian highlands. ...


The town is conveniently located on an important rail line which connects Ukrainian cities with Uzhorod as well as Slovakia and Hungary.


History

According to tradition, Slavske takes its name from a band of intrepid warriors of Early East Slavs (Drevlians) led by Prince Sviatoslav Volodymyrovich, one of the ill-fated sons of Vladimir I of Kiev killed by his half-brother Sviatopolk I in 1015. Sviatoslav was attempting to escape to Hungary after the murders of his brothers Boris and Gleb when he was overtaken by Sviatopolk's men and killed in the upper reaches of the Opir River. Opir, incidentally, means "resistance." The East Slavs are the ethnic group that evolved into the Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian peoples. ... The Drevlians (Древляне, Drevlyane in Russian; Деревляни, Derevliany in Ukrainian) were a tribe of Early East Slavs between the 6th and the 10th century, which inhabited the territories of Polesie, Right-bank Ukraine west of Polans, down the stream of the rivers Teteriv, Uzh, Ubort, and Stviga. ... Detail of the Millennium of Russia monument in Novgorod (1862) representing St Vladimir and his family. ... Prince Sviatopolk I Vladimirovich of Kiev (c. ... Events August: Canute the Great invades England. ... A medieval Russian icon of Boris and Gleb Boris and Gleb, Christian names Roman and David, were the first Russian saints. ...


Local lore identifying his burial site and stories connecting Danylo Romanovych, Prince of Volhynia and Galicia, to the Boyko Region suggest that the locality figured to an extent in the history of Kievan Rus' and Ukraine. Legend has it that the region was among those ravaged by the rampaging Mongol-Tatar horde led by Batu Khan during its campaign to invade Central Europe in 1240–41. The invasion also saw Kiev, Volodymyr-Volynskyi and Halych destroyed, thus interfering with Danylo's plans for the unification of Ukrainian territories. Material evidence of the village's existence, however, can only be traced back to the year 1483. Monument to King Danylo in Lviv. ... Pochayiv Lavra, the spiritual heart of Volhynia Volhynia (Ukrainian: , Polish: , Russian: ; also called Volynia) comprises the historic region in western Ukraine located between the rivers Pripyat and Western Bug -- to the north of Galicia and of Podolia. ... Coat-of-arms of Galicia or Galicja Galicia (Ukrainian: , Polish: , German: , Hungarian: , Czech: , Turkish: ) is an historical region in East Central Europe, currently divided between Poland and Ukraine. ... Boyko or Boiko is the name for a distinctive group of Ruthenians (Ukrainian) montagnards of the Carpathian highlands. ... Kievan Rus′ was the early, mostly East Slavic [1] state dominated by the city of Kiev from about 880 to the middle of the 12th century. ... Historically, the term Tatar (or Tartar) has been ambiguously used by Europeans to refer to many different peoples of Inner Asia and Northern Asia. ... Batu Khan (Russian: , Ukrainian: ) (c. ... Central Europe is the region lying between the variously and vaguely defined areas of Eastern and Western Europe. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted. ... Volodymyr-Volynsky (Володимир-Волинський; Polish: Włodzimierz Wołyński, Russian: Vladimir Volynski) is a city in Volyn region, northwestern Ukraine, with a population of 38,000 (2004). ... Jackdaw on the coat-of-arms of Galicia alludes to the name of Halych Halych (Russian and Ukrainian: ) is a historic town in Western Ukraine on the Dniester River. ... Events The São Tomé settlement is founded. ...


Records indicate that the village later belonged to the Pototsky family before being transferred to Evhen Kinsky, who then sold it to Baron Hredel.


Following the opening of the railway line between Stryi and Mukachevo in 1878, Slavske became a popular stop. Stryi (Ukrainian: , Polish: Stryj, also known as Stryy, Stryia and Stry) is a city located on the left bank of the Stryi River in the Lviv Oblast (province) of western Ukraine (in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains). ... Mukacheve (Мукачеве, Ruthenian: Мукачів (Mukachiv), Russian: Мукачево (Mukachevo), Hungarian: Munkács, Slovak and Czech: Mukačevo, German: Munkatsch, Yiddish: Munkacz) is a city in Zakarpattya region of southwestern Ukraine. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Slawsko’s history of winter sports center as well as a spa goes back to the 19th century, when it was part of Galicia - province of Austria-Hungary. Austrians built here some hostels, and after 1918, when the town became part of Poland, it was a very popular center, attended mostly by tourists from nearby metropolis of Lwow. Between 1919 and 1939 several ski lifts and ski platforms were built in Slawsko and its vicinity, most of them on the Pohar mountain. There are two well-known places called Galicia: Galicia, one of Spains autonomous communities. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ...


Leisure

Slavske first became known as a skiing center in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The first cableways and ski jumps were built in the 1920s and 1930s. It reached the peak of its popularity during Soviet days when it became the main training grounds of the USSR Olympic team. While its pistes cannot rival those in Europe, there are slopes, such as the central ski track operated by the sports centre Dinamo, touted by local authorities to be of international competitive standards. World map showing Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ...


The best slopes are found on Mt Trostian, which is 1235 m high above sea level. A new resort is being built in Mt Zvorets, located two kilometres from Slavske toward Volosianka, which is expected to compete against the Slavske Trostian resort. The other mountains in the area are Politekh, Pohar, Grabovets and Krokus. The skiing season begins in late November ends in late March.


In summer, holiday makers engage in fishing as well as in walking and riding excursions or berry and mushroom picking.


External links

  • Slavske Resort site (Ukrainian)
  • Skiing site
  • Trostian mountain


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Raions: Brodivskyi | Buskyi | Drohobytskyi | Horodotskyi | Kamianka-Buzkyi | Mostyskyi | Mykolaivskyi | Peremyshlianskyi | Pustomytivskyi | Radekhivskyi | Sambirskyi | Skolivskyi | Sokalskyi | Starosambirskyi | Stryiskyi | Turkivskyi | Yavorivskyi | Zhovkivskyi | Zhydachivskyi | Zolochivskyi Image File history File links Lwiw-oblast-COA.PNG uk: Львівська область, герб File links The following pages link to this file: Lviv Lviv Oblast Drohobych Boryslav Chervonohrad Komarno Brody Zolochiv Belz Mykolaiv, Lviv Oblast Stryi Sokal Zhovkva Sambir Yavoriv Khodoriv Zhydachiv Rava Ruska Stary Sambir Dobromil Kamyanka-Buzka Template:Cities in Lviv... Lviv Oblast is an oblast of western Ukraine, created on December 4, 1939. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... Brodivskyi Raion (Ukrainian: , translit: Brodivs’kyi raion) is a raion (district) of the Lviv Oblast (province) of western Ukraine. ... Drohobych Raion (Ukrainian: , translit: Drohobyts’kyi raion) is a raion (district) of the Lviv Oblast (province) of western Ukraine. ...

Cities: Belz | Bibrka | Boryslav | Brody | Busk | Chervonohrad | Dobromyl | Drohobych | Dubliany | Hlyniany | Horodok | Kamianka-Buzka | Khodoriv | Khyriv | Komarno | Lviv | Morshyn | Mostyska | Mykolaiv | Novoiavorivske | Novyi Kalyniv | Novyi Rozdil | Peremyshliany | Pustomyty | Radekhiv | Rava-Ruska | Rudky | Sambir | Skole | Sokal | Sosnivka | Staryi Sambir | Stebnyk | Stryi | Sudova Vyshnia | Truskavets | Turka | Uhniv | Velyki Mosty | Vynnyky | Yavoriv | Zhovkva | Zhydachiv | Zolochiv 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). ... Belz (Ukrainian: , Polish: BeÅ‚z or BeÅ‚sk, Yiddish: בעלזא) is a small city in the Lviv Oblast (province) of western Ukraine, near the border with Poland, located at around . ... Location of Bibrka within Ukraine Bibrka (Ukrainian Бібрка), is a city in western Ukraine about 29 km southeast of Lviv on PI29. ... Boryslav as seen from the former castle hill Boryslav (Ukrainian: , Polish: ) is a town in the Lviv Oblast of Western Ukraine, on Tysmenitsa River (tributary of Dniester). ... Tarnopol Voivodeship bis 17 September 1939, location the city A church in Brody (1625). ... Busk (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Krystynopol is a city in the Ukraine. ... Dobromyl (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine. ... Drohobych (Ukrainian: Дрогобич; Polish: , German: ; Russian: ; Yiddish: דראָביטש) is a city in western Ukraine within the Lviv Oblast. ... Dubliany (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Hlyniany (Ukrainian: ) is a small city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Horodok (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Kamianka-Buzka Coat of Arms Kamianka-Buzka (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Khodoriv (Ukrainian: ) - is a city in the Lviv Oblast of western Ukraine. ... Khyriv (Ukrainian: ) is a small city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Komarno (Ukrainian: ) is a city located in the Horodotsky Raion (district) of the Lviv Oblast (province) in western Ukraine. ... Motto: Semper fidelis Location Map of Ukraine with Lviv. ... Morshyn (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Mostyska (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Mykolaiv, or Mykolayiv, is a city in Lviv Oblast of Ukraine. ... Novoiavorivske (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Novyi Kalyniv (Ukrainian: ) is a small city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Novyi Rozdil (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Peremyshliany (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Pustomyty (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Radekhiv (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Rava Ruska (Polish: ) is a town in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, near the border with Poland. ... Rudky (Ukrainian: ) is a small city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Sambir is a city in western Ukraine, close to the border with Poland. ... yeah !!!! BITHCES !!!! ... Alan David Sokal (born 1955) is a physicist at New York University. ... Sosnivka (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Staryi Sambir (Ukrainian: , Polish: ) is a city in the Lviv Oblast of western Ukraine, close to the border with Poland. ... Stebnyk is a town in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, close to the border with Poland. ... Stryi (Ukrainian: , Polish: Stryj, also known as Stryy, Stryia and Stry) is a city located on the left bank of the Stryi River in the Lviv Oblast (province) of western Ukraine (in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains). ... Sudova Vyshnia (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Truskavets (Polish: ) is a town in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, close to the border with Poland. ... Turka, Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Uhniv (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Velyki Mosty (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Vynnyky (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Yavoriv (Ukrainian: ), a city in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine about 50 km west of Lviv. ... Zhovkva (Ukrainian: Жовква, Polish: Żółkiew) is a city in the Lviv Oblast in Ukraine with a population of approximately 36,000. ... Zhydachiv (Ukrainian: ; Polish: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine. ... Zolochiv (Ukrainian: ; Polish: ; Russian: , translit. ...

Urban-type settlements: Slavske | more... 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. ... As of January 1, 2006 there are 886 urban-type settlements (Ukrainian: , translit. ...

Villages: Hai | Rykhtychi | Sianky | more... A village is a human residential settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... Hai (Ukrainian: Гаї) is a village in Brodivskyi Raion of Lviv Oblast, Ukraine. ... Rykhtychi (Ukrainian: Рихтичі, (Polish: Rychcice ) is a village in Lviv Oblast, Drohobych region, Ukraine (zip code - 82151). ... Sianky (Ukrainian: ; Polish: ) is a village in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine on the Sian River. ...


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