Novohrad-Volynskyi (Ukrainian: Новоград-Волинський, translit.: Novohrad-Volyns’kyi; Russian: Новоград-Волынский, translit.: Novograd-Volynsky; Yiddish: זוויל translit. Zvil; Polish: Zwiahel) is a city in the Zhytomyr Oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Novohrad-Volynskyi Raion (district), though administratively it does not belong to the raion and is incorporated separately as a city of oblast significance. Population: 55,991 (2013 est.)
The town is best known as the birthplace of Lesya Ukrainka, famous Ukrainian poet.
The city has previously been known as: Возвягель Vozvyahel’, Звяголь Zvyahol’, Звягель Zvyahel’, Звягаль Zvyahal’
Twin towns / sister cities
Novohrad-Volyns'kyi is twinned with:
- Łomża, Poland
- Rēzekne, Latvia
- Suomussalmi, Finland
- Dolyna, Ukraine
- Surami, Georgia
- Rahachow, The Republic of Belarus
- Kursk, Russia
- "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
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