Volodymyrets

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Volodymyrets
Володимирець
Urban-type settlement
Flag of Volodymyrets
Flag
Coat of arms of Volodymyrets
Coat of arms
Volodymyrets is located in Ukraine
Volodymyrets
Volodymyrets
Location of Volodymyrets in Ukraine
Coordinates: 51°25′15″N 26°08′42″E / 51.42083°N 26.14500°E / 51.42083; 26.14500Coordinates: 51°25′15″N 26°08′42″E / 51.42083°N 26.14500°E / 51.42083; 26.14500
Country  Ukraine
Province  Rivne Oblast
District Flag of Volodymyrets raion.svg Volodymyrets Raion
Founded 1183
Town status 1957
Government
 • Town Head Oleksandr Osmolovych
Area
 • Total 60.13 km2 (23.22 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 176 m (577 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,699
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 34300
Area code +380 3634
Website http://rada.gov.ua/

Volodymyrets (Ukrainian: Володимирець, Russian: Влaдимирец, Polish: Włodzimierzec) is an urban-type settlement in Rivne Oblast (province) in western Ukraine. The town is also the administrative center of the Volodymyrets Raion (district), housing the district's local administration buildings. Its population is 8,699 as of the 2001 Ukrainian Census.[2]

The town is located at the confluence of the Styr and Horyn rivers.[3] Volodymyrets was first founded in ancient Kievan Rus' times,[3] and it acquired the status of an urban-type settlement in 1957.[2]

Famous people from Volodymyrets[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Rafalivka, the other urban-type settlement in Volodymyrets Raion of Rivne Oblast

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Volodymyrets (Rivne Oblast, Volodymyrets Raion)". weather.in.ua. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Volodymyrets, Rivne Oblast, Volodymyrets Raion". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "History of the formation of Volodymyrets". 34400.net (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 9 February 2012.