Ivano-Frankivs'k


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Related to Ivano-Frankivs'k: Rivne, Ternopil

I·va·no-Fran·kivs'k

 (ĭ-vä′nō-fräng-kĭvsk′, ē-vä′nō-fräng-kēwsk′) or I·va·no-Fran·kovsk (-kôvsk′, -kôfsk′)
A city of western Ukraine southwest of Kiev. Chartered in 1662 as Stanislov, it passed to Austria in 1772 and to Poland in 1919. The city was incorporated into the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1939.
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Galicia, as used here, comprises three western oblasts of Ukraine: Ivano-Frankivs'k, L'viv, and Ternopil'.
Ninety-one percent of Donetsk oblast lives in cities, as does 87 percent of Luhans'k oblast and 80 percent of Kharkiv oblast; by contrast, Ivano-Frankivs'k and Ternopil' oblasts are under 45 percent urban and L'viv oblast 61 percent.
Western Ukraine here comprises the oblasts of Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivs'k, Khmernyts'ky, L'viv, Rivne, Ternopil', Transcarpathia, and Volhynia; these oblasts account for only 23.4 percent of the population of Ukraine.