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LVIV-VOLYN COAL BASIN

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Lvov-Volyn Coal Basin – extraction of energy resources in this area was in the beginning of the twentieth century needed for economic development. Basin has a surface of about 6 k. km ², and mining works are carried out at a depth of 300-650 m. Stocks of coal are estimated at 970 million. tons, what is 1% coal stocks [...]

SHATSKY LAKELAND

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Shatsky Lakeland is located between rivers Bug and Prypyat among forests in the Shatsk region. The largest lake of this Lakeland is lake Svityaz (ukr. Світязь) area, which is the second largest natural reservoir of Ukraine after Lake Yalpug (ukr. Ялпуг). At Shatsky Lakeland are ideal conditions for diving. This is due to high content of silver (Ag) in [...]


KNOWN PERSONS CONNECTED WITH BORDERLANDS

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The area of ​​the western border of Ukraine are bound by many, outstanding: writers, poets, scientists, philosophers, politicians, revolutionaries and artists, recognized both in Poland, Ukraine and around the World. This article is dedicated just to them. Their work and activities contribute to the development of our Region, "Our Little Homeland", because we want to convey a few words about their lives, activity, achievement and contribution in our common [...]

PARKS LANDSCAPE

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On the western border of Ukraine, within the Volyn and Lviv circuits, are located in three regional parks. These are: Nadsański Regional Nature Park, Regional Landscape Park "Beskydy upper Dniester" and the Regional Landscape Park "Pripyat-Stokhod. All of these parks were created in the years 90. Twentieth century, in order to preserve and promote the natural values ​​and landscape, and natural values, historical and cultural background of Western Ukraine, in conditions of sustainable [...]


NATIONAL PARKS and UNESCO BIOSPHERE RESERVES

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In Western Ukraine, directly within the Polish-Ukrainian border, are located in four great national parks: National Park "Skole Beskydy", Jaworowski Park Narodowy (in Lviv), Szacki National Park (circuit Volyn), and Użański National Park (in the Zakarpattia Oblast). Formed in the twentieth century, perform important protective functions, to preserve the biological diversity of this wonderful area in terms of nature. Szacki Użański National Park and National Park, part of two important [...]

ETHNOGRAPHIC GROUPS

CULTURAL BORDERLAND OF POLAND AND UKRAINE


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Western Ukraine is the area inhabited by many ethnic and ethnographic groups (nationalities). Among ethnic groups should be mentioned: Ukrainians, Poles, Belarusians, Russians and Jews, while among the ethnographic groups must be mentioned: Boykos, Lemky and Huculy. By the term "ethnographic group", should be understood a group of people inhabiting a specific geographical area, a group that stands out among the surrounding population of swoistymi characteristics of cultural and has the awareness of belonging to its group by felt [...]


BALNEOLOGICZNY RESORT TRUSKAVETS

Truskavets


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Balneologiczny resort Truskiewiec is a unique Spa located on the przedgórzu of Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains in the Valley of the River Worotyszcze. Owes its fame to the occurrence of highly mineralized water. In the period between major Polish resort Balneological, often compared to Krynica. In socialist times one of the major resorts of the USSR. Often compared to such resorts as the Soviet: Soczi, Sukhumi, Batumi, Kisłowodsk and [...]

BALNEOLOGICAL RESORT SVALAVA

Svalyava


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Svalyava / Свалява – zakarpackim circuit city located on rivers and Swalawka Latorica. Young Spa, brought to life in the second half of the twentieth century on the basis of the salt mine and numerous high-level water sources mineralogical. The Soviet authorities gave city status balneological resort, which is rapidly growing to this day. The spa waters known to occur a "Borzhomi" / [...]




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