Yaremche Municipality

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Yaremche Municipality
Яремчанська міська рада
Raion
Yaremcha-Raion.png
Country  Ukraine
Region Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast
Established December 30, 1977
Admin. center Yaremche
Subdivisions
Government
 • Administration Vasyl Onutchak
Area
 • Total 657 km2 (254 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 20,821
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code +380-3434

Yaremche Municipality is an administrative subdivision of the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast.

Overview[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2007 21,765 —    
2008 21,844 +0.4%
2009 21,975 +0.6%
2010 22,187 +1.0%
Note: 2010 data is valid thru October
Source: Regional Statistics Office

The municipality was created on December 30, 1977 out of the Nadvirna Raion. In 2006 the official name of it changed from Yaremcha to Yaremche. On December 14, 2006 the spelling of Yaremche officially has changed from Yaremcha. Most of the municipality is located within the Nadvirna Raion consisting of three non-adjacent territories (split by high mountains), one of which is bordering also Zakarpattya Oblast.

Administrative division[edit]

Urban municipalities
Rural municipalities (communes)
  • Mykulychyn
  • Polyanytsya
  • Tatariv
  • Yablunytsya (Voronenko)

Geography[edit]

The Yaremche municipality is located on the northeastern slopes of the Carpathian Mountains. It possesses numerous ski resorts such as Bukovel, there are also several of them near Vorokhta as well.

The main body of water is Prut river.

Infrastructure[edit]

Transportation[edit]

There is a railroad communication. The main railway terminal is located in Yaremche, however there is a rail station in Vorokhta as well. Through the municipality also run several automobile roads such as the national route H09 and the regional - P24 that starting at Tatariv and making some loop eventually heads to Ternopil Oblast. The closest airport is located in Ivano-Frankivsk.