Vyzhnytsia

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Vyzhnytsia

Вижниця
City
Woodcraft school in Vyzhnytsia
Woodcraft school in Vyzhnytsia
Flag of Vyzhnytsia
Flag
Coat of arms of Vyzhnytsia
Coat of arms
Vyzhnytsia is located in Chernivtsi Oblast
Vyzhnytsia
Vyzhnytsia
Location within Ukraine
Vyzhnytsia is located in Ukraine
Vyzhnytsia
Vyzhnytsia
Vyzhnytsia (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 48°15′0″N 25°11′30″E / 48.25000°N 25.19167°E / 48.25000; 25.19167
Country Ukraine
Oblast Chernivtsi Oblast
DistrictVyzhnytsia Raion
Founded1158
Government
 • MayorAlex G. Chepil
Area
 • Land2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Elevation
356 m (1,168 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total3,976[1]
Zip Code
59200
Area code(s)+380-3730
Websitewww.vnmiscrada.gov.ua

Vyzhnytsia (/ˈvɪʒnɪts(j)ə/; Ukrainian: Ви́жниця [ˈwɪʒnɪtsʲɐ]; German: Wischnitz or Wiżnitz; Romanian: Vijnița; Russian: Вижница, romanizedVizhnitsa; Yiddish: וויזשניץ‎, romanizedVizhnitz) is a town located in the historical region of Bukovina, on the Cheremosh River in Chernivtsi Oblast of western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Vyzhnytsia Raion. Population: 4,068 (2015 est.).[2]

History[edit]

In Judaism the town is known as having been the original center of the Hassidic sect bearing its Yiddish name (וויזשניץ Vizhnitz). The town's Jewish community was decimated in the Holocaust and most survivors did not return, but the flourishing Vizhnitz Hassidic community in Israel and elsewhere continues to keep the name.

City since 1940[3].

A local newspaper is published in the city since February 1945.[4]

In January 1989 the population was 5708 people[5][3].

In January 2013 the population was 4207 people[6].

Transport[edit]

  • a railway station[3]

Notable natives and residents[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Nearby towns[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2019 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2019. стор.78
  2. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Вижница // Большой энциклопедический словарь (в 2-х тт.). / редколл., гл. ред. А. М. Прохоров. том 1. М., "Советская энциклопедия", 1991. стр.218
  4. ^ № 3265. Советская Верховина // Летопись периодических и продолжающихся изданий СССР 1986 - 1990. Часть 2. Газеты. М., «Книжная палата», 1994. стр.426
  5. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность городского населения союзных республик, их территориальных единиц, городских поселений и городских районов по полу
  6. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2013 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2013. стор.108

Coordinates: 48°15′N 25°11.5′E / 48.250°N 25.1917°E / 48.250; 25.1917