Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (Ukrainian: Івано-Франківська область, translit. Ivano-Frankivs’ka oblast’; referred tae as Prykarpattia an aw) is an oblast (region) in wastren Ukraine. Its admeenistrative centre is the ceety o Ivano-Frankivsk. As is the case wi maist ither oblasts o Ukraine this region haes the same name as its admeenistrative centre – whilk wis renamit bi the Soviets efter the Ukrainian writer, naitionalist an socialist Ivan Franko on 9 November 1962. Ivano-Frankivsk is kent tae Ukrainians bi a deep-ruitit alternative name an aw : Prykarpattia. This oblast, thegither wi Lviv an Ternopil regions, wis the main body o the historic region o eastren Halychyna; whilk in the 13t century wis a pairt o the Kinrick o Rus an the Halych-Volyn Principality. Alang wi the Lviv an Ternopil regions Prykarpattia is a component o the Carpathie Euroregion.

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

Івано-Франківська область
Ivano-Frankivs’ka oblast’
Banner o Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast
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Coat o airms o Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast
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Location o Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Location o Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Kintra Ukraine
Established4 December 1939 (as "Stanislav Oblast")
Admin. centreIvano-Frankivsk
Lairgest ceetiesIvano-Frankivsk, Kalush, Kolomyia
Govrenment
 • GovernorMykhailo Vyshyvaniuk[1] (Pairty o Regions[1])
 • Oblast cooncil114 (120) seats
 • ChairpersonOleksandr Sych[2] (Svoboda)
Area
 • Total13900 km2 (5,400 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 22nt
Population
 (October 2008[3])
 • Total1,381,700
 • RankRanked 13t
 • Density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Demografics
 • Offeecial leid(s)Ukrainian
 • Average salaryUAH 889 (2006)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
88-90xxx
Aurie code+380-34
ISO 3166 codeUA-26
Raions14
Ceeties o oblast subordinance5
Ceeties (tot)15
Touns24
Veelages477[4][5]
FIPS 10-4UP06
Websitewww.if.gov.ua
www.rada.gov.ua

In the past the aurie wis kent as Stanisławów Voivodship (1918–1939) an Stanislav Oblast (1939–1962). Till the 20t century the major centre o the region wis the ceety o Kolomyia (whilk is a major cultural centre o Pokuttie).

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Notes
  1. a b Ivano-Frankivsk regional governor Vyshyvaniuk joins Party of Regions, Kyiv Post (16 December 2011)
  2. Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast State Tele and Radio Company of November 26, 2010
  3. Statistics Archived 2012-03-14 at the Wayback Machine (in Ukrainian)
  4. That includes rural councils which may have several villages or rural settlements (selyshcha).
  5. Subdivision listings Archived 2011-05-21 at the Wayback Machine (in Ukrainian)

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