Khodoriv

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Khodoriv
Ходорів
Coat of arms of Khodoriv
Coat of arms
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Lviv Oblast
Zhydachiv Raion
Founded 1394
City rights ca. 15th century
Area
 • Total 8.25 km2 (3.19 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 10,541
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Postal code 81750—81753
Area code(s) +380-3239

Coordinates: 49°24′16″N 24°18′44″E / 49.40444°N 24.31222°E / 49.40444; 24.31222

Khodoriv (Ukrainian: Ходорів; Polish: Chodorów) is a city in the Lviv Oblast of western Ukraine. It has a population of 10,080.

The Khodoriv Train Station.

The city was first mentioned in 1394. In many historic documents it is referred to as Khodoriv-stav. In many documents it is named Khodoriv-stav. It is connected with a male name Fedir and the situation of the town above a big lake. In the 15th century, Khodoriv was granted city status and a coat of arms.

Khodoriv was one of the major industrial hubs in Zhydachiv Raion and Lviv Oblast, with more than 10 manufacturing and other plants including the Sugar Plant and the Plant of Manufacturing Polygraph Machines. Within the city, there are three secondary education schools and two colleges. The city also has some monuments of architecture, including the St. Michael's Church. In addition, new church will rise in early 2000s, designed by Oleksandr Matviiv. Khodoriv has always been a big railroad hub in the region.

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