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Putila (in Romanian)
Urban-type settlement
View of the town of Putyla and the Carpathian Mountains in the background.
View of the town of Putyla and the Carpathian Mountains in the background.
Putyla is located in Chernivtsi Oblast
Location of Putyla in Ukraine
Putyla is located in Ukraine
Putyla (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 47°59′43″N 25°05′44″E / 47.99528°N 25.09556°E / 47.99528; 25.09556Coordinates: 47°59′43″N 25°05′44″E / 47.99528°N 25.09556°E / 47.99528; 25.09556
Country  Ukraine
Province  Chernivtsi Oblast
District Putyla Raion
Founded 1501
Town status 1961
 • Mayor Ivan Povidash
Elevation[1] 628 m (2,060 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,265
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code 59102
Area code +380 3738
Website http://rada.gov.ua/

Putyla (Ukrainian: Путила; Romanian: Putila) (formerly Storonets-Putyliv, Ukrainian: Сторонець-Путилів)[2] is an urban-type settlement in Chernivtsi Oblast (province) in western Ukraine. Putyla also serves as the administrative center of Putyla Raion (district), housing the local district's administration buildings. At the 2001 census, the town's population was 3,265.[3] Current population: 3,435 (2015 est.)[4]


The town of Putyla was first mentioned in 1501 along with other local settlements, which the Polish Crown gave to Ioan Tăutu for settling the peace between Poland and Principality of Moldavia. In 1817, the local villagers complained to Holy Roman Emperor Francis II that they have had their taxes increased the past 10 years. In 1843, the villagers were informed that they could no longer use and cultivate the nearby forest, after which an uprising occurred, resulting in the imprisonment of 14 local leaders.


  1. ^ "Putyla (Chernivtsi Oblast, Putyla Raion)". weather.in.ua (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Putyla". Castles and Churches of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 21 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Putyla, Chernivtsi Oblast, Putyla Raion". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 20 January 2012.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016.