Radekhiv

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Radekhiv (Ukrainian: Радехів, Polish: Radziechów) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. It is administrative center of the Radekhiv Raion. Population is 9,230 (2001).

Ed Stelmach, the premier of the Canadian province of Alberta from 2006 to 2011, is descended from immigrants who arrived in Canada from Radekhiv.[1] The town is the birthplace of Polish lawyer and government minister Kazimierz Wladyslaw Kumaniecki, Polish diplomat Marian Szumlakowski, and Polish art historian Juliusz Ross.

Coordinates: 50°16′58″N 24°38′15″E / 50.28278°N 24.63750°E / 50.28278; 24.63750