Vyshnivets

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Vyshnivets
Вишнівець
Coat of arms of Vyshnivets
Coat of arms
Vyshnivets is located in Ukraine
Vyshnivets
Vyshnivets
Location of Vyshnivets
Coordinates: 49°54′00″N 25°44′00″E / 49.90000°N 25.73333°E / 49.90000; 25.73333Coordinates: 49°54′00″N 25°44′00″E / 49.90000°N 25.73333°E / 49.90000; 25.73333
Country
Oblast
Raion
 Ukraine
 Ternopil Oblast
Zbarazh Raion
Founded 1395
Town status 1960
Area
 • Total 6 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population (1994)
 • Total 3,469
 • Density 555/km2 (1,440/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 47313
Area code(s) +380
Website Verkhovna Rada website

Vyshnivets (Ukrainian: Вишнівець, translit. Vyshnivets’; Polish: Wiśniowiec) is an urban-type settlement in the Zbarazkyi Raion (district) of the Ternopil Oblast (province) of western Ukraine. The town is located on the Horyn River, a right tributary of the Prypiat. The population of the town is 3,469. In 1960, Vyshnivets was changed from the status of a village, to that of an Urban-type settlement. Before World War II the village was located in Poland.

The town served a family seat of the Polish princely Wiśniowiecki family which received its name from the town.

Architectural landmarks in the town include a 15th-century castle; and palace and park, constructed in the 18th century by the Vyshnevetskyi family.

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