Zastavna

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Zastavna
Заставна
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Zastavna is located in Ukraine
Zastavna
Zastavna
Coordinates: 48°31′13″N 25°50′42″E / 48.52028°N 25.84500°E / 48.52028; 25.84500
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Flag of Chernivtsi Oblast.png Chernivtsi Oblast
First chronicled 1589
Government
 • City Head Yaroslav Tsurkan
Population (2012)
 • Total 8,097[1]
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 59400-05
Area code(s) +380 3737

Zastavna (Ukrainian: Заставна) is a town in Chernivtsi Oblast of Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Zastavna Raion. Zastavna is located in 26 km to the north of the city of Chernivtsi. Population in 2001 was 8,866.

The first mention in chronicles is dated to 1589. The name of Zastavna most likely origins from its location surrounded by ponds (ukr. "stav"). There is also a version that the name goes from the turnpike (ukr. "zastava") on the road to Chernivtsi existed in old times.[citation needed]

Zastavna has status of town since 1940.[2]

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Coordinates: 48°31′13″N 25°50′42″E / 48.52028°N 25.84500°E / 48.52028; 25.84500