Tiachiv

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Tiachiv
Тячів (Ukrainian)
Técső (Hungarian)
Teceu (Romanian)
City of district significance
Tyachiv panorama
Tyachiv panorama
Flag of Tiachiv
Flag
Coat of arms of Tiachiv
Coat of arms
Tiachiv is located in Zakarpattia Oblast
Tiachiv
Tiachiv
Map of Zakarpattia Oblast with Tyachiv.
Tiachiv is located in Ukraine
Tiachiv
Tiachiv
Location of Tyachiv
Coordinates: 48°00′41″N 23°34′20″E / 48.01139°N 23.57222°E / 48.01139; 23.57222Coordinates: 48°00′41″N 23°34′20″E / 48.01139°N 23.57222°E / 48.01139; 23.57222
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Coat of Arms of Transcarpathian Oblast.png Zakarpattia Oblast
Raion Tiachiv Raion
Founded 1329
Incorporated 1961
Government
 • Mayor Іvan Kovach (Ivan Kovacs)
Population (2013)
 • Total 9,162
 • Density 1,839.780/km2 (4,765.01/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90500
Area code(s) +380-3134
Climate Dfb
Website tyachiv.in.ua

Tiachiv (Ukrainian: Тячів) is a city located on the Tisza River in Zakarpattia Oblast (region) in western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Tiachiv Raion (district). Population: 9,162 (2013 est.)[1].

Names[edit]

There are several alternative names used for this city: Rusyn: Тячево, German: Groß-Teutschenau, Hungarian: Técső, Romanian: Teceu Mare, Slovak: Tyachovo, Russian: Тячев.

History[edit]

In the year 1329 the town was mentioned the first time as Thechew (Teutschau), meaning „German meadow“. The town was founded by Bohemian settlers in the 11th century. Until 1919 (as part of Máramaros County) and between 1938-1944 Tiachiv was part of the Kingdom of Hungary.

Demographics[edit]

In 2001, the population of Tiachiv region included:[2]

  • Ukrainians (83.2%)
  • Hungarians (12.4%)
  • Romanians (2.9%)
  • Russians (1.0%)

Climate[edit]

The climate in Tiachiv is a mild/cool summer subtype (Köppen: Dfb) of the humid continental climate.

Climate data for Tiachiv
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) −3.1
(26.4)
−0.8
(30.6)
4.2
(39.6)
10.0
(50)
14.9
(58.8)
17.8
(64)
19.3
(66.7)
18.9
(66)
15.2
(59.4)
9.8
(49.6)
4.1
(39.4)
−0.4
(31.3)
9.2
(48.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 51
(2.01)
45
(1.77)
44
(1.73)
54
(2.13)
77
(3.03)
99
(3.9)
84
(3.31)
75
(2.95)
48
(1.89)
45
(1.77)
55
(2.17)
68
(2.68)
745
(29.34)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Former synagogue

Tiachiv is twinned with:

Notable natives and residents[edit]

  • Simon Hollósy, Hungarian painter and prominent teacher, a member of the influential Nagybánya artists' colony founded in 1896; he lived and taught here during the summers beginning in 1902, and died here in 1918.

References[edit]

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