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Encyclopedia > Zakarpattya oblast
Zakarpats'ka Oblast'
Закарпатська область
Location of Zakarpattia Oblast
Detailed map of Zakarpattia Oblast
Population
Total (2004)
Density
Urban
 
1,249,663
98/km²
37.0%
Area 12,800 km²
Raions 13
Cities 10
City districts n/a
Urban localities 20
Villages 579
Districts of Zakarpattia Oblast
Districts of Zakarpattia Oblast
House of the Council of Zakarpattia Oblast in Uzhhorod with Taras Shevchenko Monument
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House of the Council of Zakarpattia Oblast in Uzhhorod with Taras Shevchenko Monument
Entrance from Ivano-Frankivsk on route A 265
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Entrance from Ivano-Frankivsk on route A 265

Zakarpattia Oblast or Transcarpathian Oblast (Ukrainian: Закарпатська область, Zakarpats'ka oblast' or Закарпаття, Zakarpattia, also transliterated Zakarpattya; Hungarian: Kárpátalja) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. Its capital is Uzhhorod. Other important cities are Mukacheve and Chop (the border town housing various transportation infrastructure). Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1181x825, 16 KB) Image (Map) made by Sven Teschke, Germany --Steschke 09:12, 2004 Nov 8 (UTC) see also: english version: Image:Map_of_Ukraine_political_enwiki. ... Image File history File links Map of Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine Adapted from http://www. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... Image File history File links Ukraine Oblast Transcarpathia / Zarkarpatsky with Rajon Borders File links The following pages link to this file: Zakarpattia Oblast Categories: Ukraine maps ... Image File history File links Ukraine Oblast Transcarpathia / Zarkarpatsky with Rajon Borders File links The following pages link to this file: Zakarpattia Oblast Categories: Ukraine maps ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 181 KB) Description: Entrance to Zakarpattia Oblast / Oblast Transkarpatien from Ivano-Frankivsk on route P 03, Jablunicja-pass, 931 meters above sea level Source: self-made July 2005 Photographer/Painter: Stefan Richter File links The following pages link to this... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 181 KB) Description: Entrance to Zakarpattia Oblast / Oblast Transkarpatien from Ivano-Frankivsk on route P 03, Jablunicja-pass, 931 meters above sea level Source: self-made July 2005 Photographer/Painter: Stefan Richter File links The following pages link to this... Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukrainian: Івано-Франківськ/Ivano-Frankivsk; Станиславів/Stanyslaviv before 1962; Polish: StanisÅ‚awów 14th century - 1939; Russian: Ivano-Frankovsk; German: Stanislau (before World War I); Yiddish: סטאַניסלוו/Stanislev) is a city in Ukraine, center of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast in the west of the country. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Greek Catholic Cathedral in Uzhhorod Uzhhorod (Ukrainian and Russian: Ужгород; in Ruthenian: Уґоград;Slovak and Czech: Užhorod; Hungarian: Ungvár; German: Ungwar; Yiddish: אונגװיר, Ungvir, Ingver, Yngvyr) is a city in Ukraine, at the border with Slovakia. ... Mukacheve coat of arms Mukacheve (Ukrainian: Мукачеве (Mukacheve), Ruthenian: Мукачів (Mukachiv), Russian: Мукачево (Mukachevo), Hungarian: Munkács, Slovak and Czech: Mukačevo, German: Munkatsch, Yiddish: Munkacz or Minkatsh) is a city in Zakarpattia Oblast of southwestern Ukraine. ... Chop (Ukrainian Чоп) is a city in the Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine. ...


Earlier history of the area is elaborated at Carpathian Ruthenia, a former name for the geographic region. Carpathian Ruthenia (Ukrainian Карпатська Русь, Karpatska Rus ) or Carpatho-Ukraine or Carpathian Ukraine is a name for a small part of Central Europe that was part of the Kingdom of Hungary (since 1526 under Habsburg rule). ...


Although ethnic Ruthenians are in majority here, other ethnic groups are relatively numerous in Zakarpattia. The largest of those are Hungarians, Romanians, Russians and Slovaks. Their languages and culture are respected by providing national school education, clubs etc. Zakarpattia is home to approximately 25,000 ethnic Roma (otherwise known as Gypsies, the largest population of Roma in Ukraine). In Berehevo works the first Hungarian College in Ukraine: II. Rákoczi Ferenc College. The rusyn people living in Ukraine are not recognised as a distinct nation. Rusyns, also called Ruthenians, Ruthenes, Rusins, Rysins, Carpatho-Rusins, and Russniaks, are a modern group of ethnic groups that speak the Rusyn language and are descended from the minority of Ruthenians who did not adopt a Ukrainian national identity and become Ukrainians in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. ... Tzigane redirects here; for the composition by Maurice Ravel, see Tzigane (Ravel). ... The Rroma people (pronounced rahma, singular Rrom) along with the closely related Sinti people are commonly known as Gypsies. ...


The area of the region is 12,800 km²; its population (as of 2004-05-01) is 1.2 million people. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ...


Zakarpattia's economy depends mostly on trans-border trade, vinery and forestry. Border stone at Passo San Giacomo between Val Formazza in Italy and Val Bedretto in Switzerland Borders define geographic boundaries of political entities or legal jurisdictions, such as governments, states or subnational administrative divisions. ... A decidous beech forest in Slovenia. ...


See also


Carpathian Ruthenia (Ukrainian Карпатська Русь, Karpatska Rus ) or Carpatho-Ukraine or Carpathian Ukraine is a name for a small part of Central Europe that was part of the Kingdom of Hungary (since 1526 under Habsburg rule). ... This article is part of the article Czechoslovakia. ... Carpatho-Ukraine (Ukrainian: , Karpats’ka Ukrayina) was an autonomous region within Czechoslovakia from late 1938 to March 15, 1939. ...

Subdivisions of Ukraine Flag of Ukraine
oblasts: Cherkasy | Chernihiv | Chernivtsi | Dnipropetrovsk | Donetsk | Ivano-Frankivsk | Kharkiv | Kherson | Khmelnytskyi | Kirovohrad | Kiev | Luhansk | Lviv | Mykolaiv | Odessa | Poltava | Rivne | Sumy | Ternopil | Vinnytsia | Volyn | Zakarpattia | Zaporizhia | Zhytomyr
autonomous republic: Crimea
cities with special status: Kiev | Sevastopol

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Zakarpattya (Uzhgorod) Facts & Figures (1421 words)
The oblast territory is divided into 13 administrative districts and 2 cities subordinated to the center city of the oblast, 295 village and settlement councils.
Zakarpattya kaolin with reserves of 5,000,000 tons, are exceptionally white and have no analogues in Ukraine, as to their chemical composition they are similar to China kaolin.
Foreign economic relations of the oblast are improved and expanded by means of activation of the oblast participation in the activities of association "Carpathian Eurooblast", in development of the frontier cooperation.
Zakarpattia Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (393 words)
The area of the oblast is 12,800 km².
House of the Council of Zakarpattia Oblast in Uzhhorod with Taras Shevchenko Monument
The Zakarpattia Oblast is subdivided into 13 raions (administrative districts), and 5 of its cities are designated as separate raions within the oblast.
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