Velyki Berehy

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Velyki Berehy
Velyki Berehy is located in Zakarpattia Oblast
Velyki Berehy
Velyki Berehy
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
OblastZakarpattia Oblast
RaionBerehove Raion

Veliki Berehi or Velyki Berehy (Ukrainian: Великі Береги, Hungarian: Vári or Mezővári) is a village in Zakarpattia Oblast (province) of western Ukraine. It is located around 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of Berehove, on the right bank of the rivulet Borzsova, and on the eastern side of the loch Szernye. Administratively, the village belongs to the Berehove Raion, Zakarpattia Oblast. Historically, the name originates in the Hungarian berek and was first mentioned as Beregu.


In 1910, it had a population of 2,133, mostly Hungarians. As of 2012, the population includes 2,674 inhabitants, of which 2,240 (80 percent) are Hungarians.