Zastavna

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Zastavna
Заставна
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Coat of arms of Zastavna
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Zastavna is located in Chernivtsi Oblast
Zastavna
Zastavna
Zastavna is located in Ukraine
Zastavna
Zastavna
Coordinates: 48°31′13″N 25°50′42″E / 48.52028°N 25.84500°E / 48.52028; 25.84500
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Flag of Chernivtsi Oblast.svg Chernivtsi Oblast
First chronicled 1589
Government
 • Mayor Yaroslav Tsurkan
Population (2015)
 • Total 7,898
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 59400-05
Area code(s) +380 3737

Zastavna (Ukrainian: Заставна, Ukrainian pronunciation: [zɑsˈtɑwnɑ], Romanian: Zastavna) is a town in Chernivtsi Oblast of Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Zastavna Raion. Zastavna is located in 26 km to the north of the city of Chernivtsi. Population: 7,898 (2015 est.)[1]

History

Historical affiliations

 Moldavia 1589–1775
Habsburg Monarchy 1775–1804
 Austrian Empire 1804–1918
 Kingdom of Romania 1918–1940
 Soviet Union 1940–1941
 Kingdom of Romania 1941–1944
 Soviet Union 1944–1991
 Ukraine 1991–present

The first mention in chronicles is dated to 1589. The name of Zastavna most likely origins from its location surrounded by ponds (ukr. "stav"). There is also a version that the name goes from the turnpike (ukr. "zastava") on the road to Chernivtsi existed in old times.[citation needed]

Zastavna has status of town since 1940.[2]

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Coordinates: 48°31′13″N 25°50′42″E / 48.52028°N 25.84500°E / 48.52028; 25.84500