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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. Serving as the administrative center of the Novohrad-Volynskyi Raion (district), the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast.
The town is best known as the birthplace of Lesya Ukrainka, famous Ukrainian poet.
The current estimated population is around 55,999 (as of 2013).
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
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