Vary

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Vary
Village
Vary is located in Zakarpattia Oblast
Vary
Vary
Coordinates: 48°7′30″N 22°42′38″E / 48.12500°N 22.71056°E / 48.12500; 22.71056Coordinates: 48°7′30″N 22°42′38″E / 48.12500°N 22.71056°E / 48.12500; 22.71056
CountryUkraine
OblastZakarpattia Oblast
RaionBerehove Raion

Vary (Ukrainian: Вари, Hungarian: Vári or Mezővári) is a village in Zakarpattia Oblast (province) of western Ukraine. It is located around 17 kilometres (11 mi) southeast of Berehove at the confluence of the rivers Tisza and Borzsova, not far from the Ukrainian-Hungarian border. Administratively, the village belongs to the Berehove Raion, Zakarpattia Oblast. Historically, the name originates from the Hungarian word vár meaning castle. The village was first mentioned as Vári in 1320 and was previously known as Borsovavára.

Population[edit]

In 1921, the village had a population of 2,625, mostly Hungarians. As of 2012, the population includes 3,302 inhabitants, of which 3008 are Hungarians.

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