Liubeshiv

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Liubeshiv
Lyubeshiv aerial photo.jpg
Liubeshiv is located in Volyn Oblast
Liubeshiv
Liubeshiv
Liubeshiv is located in Ukraine
Liubeshiv
Liubeshiv
Coordinates: 51°46′N 25°30′E / 51.767°N 25.500°E / 51.767; 25.500Coordinates: 51°46′N 25°30′E / 51.767°N 25.500°E / 51.767; 25.500
Country Ukraine
Province Volyn Oblast
DistrictLiubeshiv Raion
First mentioned1484
Area
 • Total3,39 km2 (131 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total5,762[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Liubeshiv (Polish: Lubieszów, Belarusian: Любяшоў) is an urban settlement (town) in Volyn Oblast (province), located in the historic region of the Polesia. It is an administrative seat of the Liubeshiv Raion.

History[edit]

Historical affiliations

Grand Duchy of Lithuania 1484–1569
Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth 1569–1795
 Russian Empire 1795–1917
 Second Polish Republic 1919–1945
    Soviet Union 1939–1941 (occupation)
    Nazi Germany 1941–1944 (occupation)
    Soviet Union 1944–1945 (occupation)
 Soviet Union 1945–1991
 Ukraine 1991–present

Lubieszów was first mentioned in 1484. It was a private town of Poland. After the Partitions of Poland it was annexed by Russia.

On November 9, 1943, 300 Poles were murdered by the Ukrainians as part of the genocide of Poles in Volhynia. A 2013 monument on the local Polish cemetery commemorates the victims[2]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2018 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2018. стор.16
  2. ^ Grzegorz Rąkowski, "Wołyń", page 77

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