Piękne miasto

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the old cash machines are still in the stores...


I would like to recommend to everybody this old (established in the middle of the 13th century) city located in the west Ucraine. Its huge and stormy history can be briefly described by mentionnig the countries to which the city has belonged throughout the centuries:

to 1250 - belonged to Grody Czerwińskie
1256-1339 - under the power of Russia's lords
1340-1772 - belonged to Poland's lords
1772-1918 - under the Austria's occupation
1918-1939 - II Rzeczpospolita
1939-1941 - Soviet's occupation
1941-1944 - Nazi's occupation
1944-1991 - USRR
since 1991 - Ucraine

Statistics:
* first mentionned in cronicles: 1256 AD
* established (as a city): 1356 AD
* area: 171 sq.km
* population: 910.000 (2007)
* density: 4.298 people/sq.km
* altitud: 296m a.s.l.
* location: 49,50 N
                  24,00 E

* area code: (+380) 0322
* zip code: 79000-79490

Here you can look through the information about the city:


http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:Lw%C3%B3w [pl]

http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lw%C3%B3w [pl]

http://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9B%D1%8C%D0%B2%D1%96%D0%B2 [ua]

www.lvivbest.com [en]

http://tourism.lviv.ua/en/home.htm
[en]

http://lwow.info/ [pl]

http://www.about.lviv.ua [en]

www.uazone.net  [en] - pictures of the city


Web pages about UCRAINE:

http://www.encyclopediaofukraine.com

www.ukraine.org

www.myukraine.info

 
www.ukraine.com



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the old cash machines are still in…
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telephone box on the street
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Lviv's train station.
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