Horokhiv District administration
|• Mayor||Viktor Hodyk|
|Elevation||213 m (699 ft)|
Horokhiv (Ukrainian: Горохів, Polish: Horochów, Yiddish: ארכעוו, Russian: Горохов) is a town in Volyn Oblast, Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Horokhiv Raion. Population: 9,165 (2015 est.)
The first written mention of it was in 1240 in the Hypatian Codex. During WWII, hundreds of Jews of the city are kept imprisoned in a ghetto before being murdered in a mass execution perpetrated by an einsatzgruppen.
- "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
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