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View of Pochaiv and its monastery
View of Pochaiv and its monastery
Country  Ukraine
Province  Ternopil Oblast
District Kremenets Raion
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,200
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Pochaiv (Ukrainian: Почаїв, also Pochayev, Russian: Почаев, Serbian: Почајев) is a town in the Ternopil Oblast (province) of western Ukraine. It is the located in the Kremenets Raion (district), and is located 18 km south-west of Kremenets and 70 km north of the oblast capital, Ternopil.

The current estimated population is around 8,200 (as of 2001).

The city is known for the Pochayiv Lavra, the second largest Eastern Orthodox monastery in Ukraine.


Coordinates: 50°00′00″N 25°30′30″E / 50.00000°N 25.50833°E / 50.00000; 25.50833