Zarichne

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Zarichne
Зарічне
Urban-type settlement
Flag of Zarichne
Flag
Coat of arms of Zarichne
Coat of arms
Zarichne is located in Ukraine
Zarichne
Zarichne
Location of Zarichne in Ukraine
Coordinates: 51°49′32″N 26°08′34″E / 51.82556°N 26.14278°E / 51.82556; 26.14278Coordinates: 51°49′32″N 26°08′34″E / 51.82556°N 26.14278°E / 51.82556; 26.14278
Country  Ukraine
Province  Rivne Oblast
District Zarichne Raion
Founded September 27, 1480
Town status 1959
Government
 • Town Head Stepan Kostiukovych
Area
 • Total 92.39 km2 (35.67 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 161 m (528 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,854
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 34000
Area code +380 3632
Website http://rada.gov.ua/

Zarichne (Ukrainian: Зарічне) is an urban-type settlement in Rivne Oblast (province) in western Ukraine. The town also serves as the administrative center of the Rokytne Raion (district), housing the district's local administration buildings. Its population is 6,854 as of the 2001 Ukrainian Census.[2]

The settlement was first founded on September 27, 1480, as Pohost Zarzeczny (Ukrainian: Погост-Зарічний). In 1946, the settlement was renamed to its current "Zarichne." In 1959, the settlement acquired the status of an urban-type settlement in 1959.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zarichne (Rivne Oblast, Zarichne Raion)". weather.in.ua. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Zarichne, Rivne Oblast, Zarichne Raion". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 9 February 2012.