Vynnyky

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Vynnyky
Винники
City of district significance
View of Vynnyky.
View of Vynnyky.
Official seal of Vynnyky
Seal
Vynnyky is located in Lviv Oblast
Vynnyky
Vynnyky
Location of Vynnyky, Ukraine
Coordinates: 49°48′56″N 24°07′47″E / 49.81556°N 24.12972°E / 49.81556; 24.12972Coordinates: 49°48′56″N 24°07′47″E / 49.81556°N 24.12972°E / 49.81556; 24.12972
Country Ukraine
Oblast Lviv Oblast
Lviv Municipality Lychakiv Raion
First mentioned 1368
Area
 • Total 6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 16,902
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Area code(s) +380-322

Vynnyky (Ukrainian: Ви́нники) is a city in Lviv Oblast (region) of Ukraine. Population: 16,902 (2016 est.)[1].

The city is part of Lviv Municipality and is part of Lychakiv Raion of the city of Lviv.

History[edit]

Since the mid-14th century, until the Partitions of Poland, Vynnyky, called in Polish Winniki, belonged to Ruthenian Voivodeship, Kingdom of Poland. From 1772-1918, it was part of Austrian Galicia, and in the interbellum period, the town returned to Poland, as part of Lwow Voivodeship. In 1925 the population of the city accounted for 6000 residents out which 3300 were Polish, 2150 - Ruthenians, 350 - Jewish, and 200 - Germans.

Gallery[edit]

People from Vynnyky[edit]

  • Andreas Bolek (1894-1945); Austrian Nazi
  • Myron Markevych — Ukrainian football manager
  • Antoni Laub - Polish painter
  • Robert Reyman - general of the Polish Army
  • Jerzy Rosolowicz - Polish painter

International relations[edit]

Twin towns - sister cities[edit]

Vynnyky is twinned with:

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