Novoiavorivsk

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Novoiavorivsk
City
Town central square with Palace of Culture and monument to Taras Shevchenko in front
Town central square with Palace of Culture and monument to Taras Shevchenko in front
Flag of Novoiavorivsk
Flag
Coat of arms of Novoiavorivsk
Coat of arms
Novoiavorivsk is located in Lviv Oblast
Novoiavorivsk
Novoiavorivsk
Coordinates: 49°55′52″N 23°34′23″E / 49.93111°N 23.57306°E / 49.93111; 23.57306
Country  Ukraine
Province Flag of Lviv Oblast.png Lviv Oblast
Raion Yavoriv Raion
Founded 1965
Area
 • Total 2,03 km2 (78 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m (1,000 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 30,271
 • Density 14,911/km2 (38,620/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 81053, 81054
Area code(s) +380-3256
Website novmiskrada.com

Novoiavorivsk or Novoyavorivsk (Ukrainian: Новояворівськ) is a city in Yavoriv Raion, Lviv Oblast (region) of Ukraine. Population: 30,271 (2013 est.)[1].

The town is about 45 minute trip from the oblast's administrative centre Lviv. The town is located on a major road, which ends at the border of Poland as the E40 and continues to Lviv.

The town was founded in 1965 as a workers' settlement called Jantarne (Ukrainian: Янтарне). In 1969 it was renamed to Novoiavorivsk.

Novoiavorivsk's city center contains a large square with the town's "Palace of Culture" building and the town's church. The town also contains a football field.

In the town based Hockey Club Levy.

The name of the town translates to "New Yavoriv".

Novoiavorivsk is twinned with Leżajsk, Poland.

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Coordinates: 49°55′52″N 23°34′23″E / 49.93111°N 23.57306°E / 49.93111; 23.57306