Berezhany Raion

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Coordinates: 49°27′N 24°56′E / 49.450°N 24.933°E / 49.450; 24.933

Berezhanskyi Raion
Бережанський район
Raion
Flag of Berezhanskyi Raion
Flag
Coat of arms of Berezhanskyi Raion
Coat of arms
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Country  Ukraine
Region Ternopil Oblast
Admin. center Berezhany
Subdivisions
Government
 • Administration Roman Konstiantynovych Vysotskyi
Area
 • Total 661 km2 (255 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 44,447
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code 380
Website Verkhovna Rada website
Village of Pidvysoke in Berezhany Raion, west Ukraine

Berezhany Raion (Ukrainian: Бережанський район) is a raion (district) in the westernmost corner of Ternopil Oblast (province) in western Ukraine, area traditionally known as Halychyna (Galicia). The administrative center is the city of Berezhany. Some 50 km away from Ternopil and ca 80 km away from Lviv. The river Zolota Lypa, Dniester tributary crosses the district from the north to the south. River forms a large lake north of Berezhany.

Population of the district is 44,447 inhabitants. Territory covers 661 km². Theare 56 villages and 1 town (Berezhany) in the district.

There are following villages in the district (Ukrainian and Polish / Russian spellings are given):

Villages are ranked after size

  • Narayiv (Narajow / Narayev) - 1.799 inhabitants (river Narayivka flows through the village)
  • Shybalyn (Szybalyn / Shibalin) - 1.359 inhabitants (first mention dates to 1451)
  • Zhukiv (Zukow / Zhukov) - 929 inhabitants
  • Rohachyn (Rohaczyn / Rogachin) - 886 inhabitants
  • Saranchuky (Saranczuky / Saranchuki) - 880 inhabitants
  • Verbiv (Werbow / Verbov) - 865 inhabitants
  • Kuryany (Kuriany, Kurzany) - 831 inhabitants
  • Vilkhovets (Olchowiec / Olkhovets) - 765 inhabitants
  • Bozhykiv (Bozykow / Bozhykov) - 670 inhabitants (village was known as Pryvitne in 1964-1991. First historical mention dates to 1443)
  • Urman - 622 inhabitants
  • Bishche (Biszcze) - 547 inhabitants (first historical mention dates to 1086)
  • Trostianets - 428 inhabitants
  • Rybnyky (Rybniki / Ribniki) - 323 inhabitants
  • Pidvysoke (Podwysokie / Podvysokoye) - 317 inhabitants
  • Baranivka (Baranowka / Baranovka) - 250 inhabitants
  • Pavliv (Pawlow / Pavlov) - 191 inhabitants (first mention dates to 1488)
  • Baznykivka (Baznikowka / Baznikovka) - 116 inhabitants (first historical mention dates to 1731)

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