Berezhany Raion

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Coordinates: 49°27′N 24°56′E / 49.450°N 24.933°E / 49.450; 24.933

Berezhanskyi Raion
Бережанський район
Raion
Flag of Berezhanskyi Raion
Flag
Coat of arms of Berezhanskyi Raion
Coat of arms
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Country  Ukraine
Region  Ternopil Oblast
Admin. center Berezhany
Subdivisions
Government
 • Governor Roman Konstiantynovych Vysotskyi
Area
 • Total 661 km2 (255 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 44,447
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code 380
Website Verkhovna Rada website
Village of Pidvysoke in Berezhany Raion, west Ukraine

Berezhany Raion (Ukrainian: Бережанський район) is a raion (district) in the westernmost corner of Ternopil Oblast (province) in western Ukraine, area traditionally known as Halychyna (Galicia). The administrative center is the city of Berezhany. Some 50 km away from Ternopil and ca 80 km away from Lviv. The river Zolota Lypa, Dniester tributary crosses the district from the north to the south. River forms a large lake north of Berezhany.

Population of the district is 44,447 inhabitants. Territory covers 661 km². Theare 54 villages and 1 town (Berezhany) in the district.

There are following villages in the district (Ukrainian and Polish / Russian spellings are given):

Villages are ranked after size

  • Narayiv (Нараїв / Narajów) - 1.799 inhabitants (river Narayivka flows through the village)
  • Shybalyn (Шибалин / Szybalyn) - 1.359 inhabitants (first mention dates to 1451)
  • Zhukiv (Жуків / Zuków) - 929 inhabitants
  • Rohachyn (Рогачин / Rogachin) - 886 inhabitants
  • Saranchuky (Саранчуки / Saranchuki) - 880 inhabitants
  • Verbiv (Вербів / Werbów) - 865 inhabitants
  • Kuryany (Куряни / Kuriany, Kurzany) - 831 inhabitants
  • Vilkhovets (Вільховець / Olchowiec) - 765 inhabitants
  • Bozhykiv (Божиків / Bozyków) - 670 inhabitants (village was known as Pryvitne in 1964-1991. First historical mention dates to 1443)
  • Urman (Урмань) - 622 inhabitants
  • Bishche (Біще / Biszcze) - 547 inhabitants (first historical mention dates to 1086)
  • Poruchyn (Поручин / Poruczin) - 503 inhabitants
  • Trostianets (Тростянець) - 428 inhabitants
  • Rybnyky (Рибники / Rybniki) - 323 inhabitants
  • Pidvysoke (Підвисоке / Podwysokie) - 317 inhabitants
  • Baranivka (Баранівка / Baranówka) - 250 inhabitants
  • Pavliv (Павлів / Pawlów) - 191 inhabitants (first mention dates to 1488)
  • Baznykivka (Базниківка/Baznikówka) - 116 inhabitants (first historical mention dates to 1731)

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