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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Eik-name(s): 
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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)
Aurie
 • Total13,900 km2 (5,400 sq mi)
Aurie rankRanked 22nt
Population
 (October 2008[3])
 • Tot1,381,700
 • 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
Wabsteidwww.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. 1.0 1.1 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 (in Ukrainian)
  4. That includes rural councils which may have several villages or rural settlements (selyshcha).
  5. Subdivision listings (in Ukrainian)

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