Morshyn

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Morshyn
Flag of Morshyn
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Coat of arms of Morshyn
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Coordinates: 49°09′0″N 23°52′0″E / 49.15000°N 23.86667°E / 49.15000; 23.86667
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Flag of Lviv Oblast.png Lviv Oblast
Raion Stryiskyi Raion
Government
 • City Chairman
Chairman of City Council
Ruslan Ilnytskyi[1]
Mykola Voyevoda[2]
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,482
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 79000
Area code(s) +380
Licence plate BC (before 2004: ТА,ТВ,ТН,ТС)

Morshyn (Ukrainian: Моршин) is a city in Ukraine's Lviv Oblast (province). Population is 6,482 (2001).

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In 1918-1939 Morshyn was in Polish territory and, as "Morszyn-Zdrój," was a popular spa. The spa belonged to the Medical Association (Towarzystwo Lekarskie) from Lwow, in late 1920s almost 1000 guests came there yearly. During the times when western Ukraine was under Polish authority, the city was part of the Ivano-Frankivsk regional administration, Stanisławów Voivodeship back then. Currently the town is located in the close proximity to Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast and Carpathian Mountains.[3] Currently the city is one of the major national tourist resort as well as health resorts. The city continues to carry on its legacy of one of the best health resorts in Europe.

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Coordinates: 49°09′N 23°52′E / 49.150°N 23.867°E / 49.150; 23.867