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Stryi (Ukrainian: Стрий, 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). Serving as the administrative center of the Stryisky Raion (district), the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast. Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Lviv Oblast is an oblast of western Ukraine, created on December 4, 1939. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Satellite image of the Carpathians. ... Capital City is a 60-minute television show produced by Euston Films that ran for 13 episodes in 1989 on ITV. This drama focused on the lives of investment bankers in London living and working on the corporate trading floor for the fictional international bank Shane-Longman. ... A raion (or rayon) (Russian and Ukrainian: ; Belarusian раён; Azeri: rayon, Latvian: rajons, Georgian: , raioni) is one of two kinds of administrative subdivisions in languages of some post-Soviet states: a subnational entity and a subdivision of a city. ...

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Population

  • 1843 -   8,000 inhabitants
  • 1880 - 12,600 inhabitants
  • 1900 - 23,200 inhabitants
  • 1910 - 30,900 inhabitants
  • 1931 - 30,900 inhabitants
  • 1959 - 36,200 inhabitants
  • 1970 - 48,000 inhabitants
  • 1976 - 55,000 inhabitants
  • 1989 - 67,000 inhabitants
  • 2001 - 63,000 inhabitants
  • 2006 - 61,700 inhabitants

Name

Most likely the city got its name from the name of the river of Stryi, one of the tributaries of Dniester. Obviously, the name of the river is older than the city that was founded later. The Dniester (Ukrainian: , translit. ...


Stryi, as a name of river is a very old name and means "stream". Its etymology stems from an Indo-European root *sreu. Words that have the same root can be found in modern Ukrainian - ñòðóì, ñòðóÿ, Polish - struga, strumien, Irish (Celtic) - sruami, German - stromm, Persian - struth (river), Hindu - sravati (to flow), Latvian - straume, Lithuanian - sriatas, strautas (stream, the thing that flows) and several other languages.


In different times the name was written differently, although it has always sounded the same. In various old documents we can find such names: Stryg, Stry, Stryj, Strig, Strigenses, Stryi, Strey, Striig, Strya, Sthryensis, Sthrya, Stryei, Stri. The inhabitants take pride in the fact that the city has managed to keep its original name over time.


History

Stryi was mentioned for the first time in 1385.


In 1431 was given the Magdeburg Rights, Ruthenian Voivodeship (from 1431-1772, Poland ). 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. ... Capital city Lwów Area 55,200 km² Population (1770)  - Density 1 495 000 24,4/km² Powiats  - Urban counties  - Land counties 13 5 Communes 200 Ruthenia Voivodeship (Latin: Palatinatus russiae, Polish: województwo ruskie; 1366-1772) was an administrative division of the Kingdom of Poland (see Kingdom of Poland... Events February 21 - The trial of Joan of Arc March 3 - Eugenius IV becomes Pope May 30 - In Rouen, France, 19-year old Joan of Arc is burned at the stake. ... Year 1772 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


Its geographical location had a positive influence on its development and growth.


It became a flourishing trade center from the 15th to 16th century due to support from the Polish king Jan III Sobieski, but declined in the 17th century. Jan III Sobieski (1629-1696) (also known in English literature as John Sobieski) was one of the most notable monarchs of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1674 until his death. ...


There was a big castle in the city that was demolished in the 19th century.


Stryi passed to Austria in 1772, to Poland in 1919, and to Ukraine in 1939.


Its population consisted of roughly equal proportions of Jews, Poles, and Ukrainians.


During the Cold War it was home to Stryy air base. For other uses, see Cold War (disambiguation). ... Stryi (also given as Stryy or Stryy) is an air base in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine located 4 km southwest of Stryi. ...


Famous people

People born in Stryi who are famous:

Kazimierz Nowak (1897 - October 13, 1937) - was a polish traveller, correspondent and photographer, born in Stryi. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

External links

Stryi City Counsel official web-site

  • Stryi Unofficial web-site
  • ShtetLinks page - Stryy


Administrative divisions of Lviv Oblast, Ukraine Flag of Ukraine

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. ... Raions of Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) are small territorial units of subdivision of Ukraine. ... 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 As of January 1, 2006 there are 457 cities (Ukrainian: мiсто, misto) in Ukraine. ... Belz (Ukrainian: , Polish: BeÅ‚z, Yiddish: בעלז) is a small town in the Lviv Oblast (province) of western Ukraine, near the border with Poland. ... 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: , German: , Polish: , Russian: ) is a city located at the confluence of the Tysmenytsia river and Seret, a tributary of the latter, in the Lviv Oblast (province), in western Ukraine. ... 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. ... 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. ... Government Country Oblast Raion Ukraine Lviv Oblast Zhovkivskyi Raion Founded 1597 City rights 1603 Geographical characteristics Area  - City 7. ... Zhydachiv (Ukrainian: ; Polish: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine. ... Zolochiv (Ukrainian: ; Polish: ; Russian: , translit. ...

Urban-type settlements: Slavske | more... As of January 1, 2006 there are 886 urban-type settlements (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Slavske (Ukrainian: , Polish: ) is a popular ski resort town in the Eastern Beskids range of the Carpathian mountains in western Ukraine with a population of 3,700. ... As of January 1, 2006 there are 886 urban-type settlements (Ukrainian: , translit. ...

Villages: Hai | Rykhtychi | Sianky | Skelivka | more... 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. ... Country Ukraine Oblast Lviv Founded 1374 Area  - Village 3. ...


Coordinates: 49°15′N, 23°51′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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