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Lviv

Lviv (Ukrainian: Львів, L’viv, Polish: Lwów; German: Lemberg; Russian: Львов, L'vov; Latin: Leopolis, the city of the lion) is a major city in Western Ukraine, the administrative center of Lviv Oblast, and designated as its own raion (district) within that oblast.
It is regarded as one of the main cultural centres of Ukraine.

The first record of Lviv in chronicles dates from 1256.
Between 1340-1772 and 1920-1939 the city belonged to the Poland.

In 2001, it had 725,000 inhabitants, of which 88% were Ukrainians, 9% Russians and 1% Poles, with a further 200,000 commuting daily from suburbs.


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  • Pokhyla vulytsia, 15, Vishen wrote 4 months ago:
    До постройки этого дома, здесь была детская площадка.
  • Sicamore Parkway, LvovUSSRBrookly wrote 1 year ago:
    Photo : 1. From www.mankurty.com/blog/?p=2487
  • Electrical Substation 110/6/6 kV Lviv-3, LvovUSSRBrookly wrote 1 year ago:
    Photo#6 from www.loe.lviv.ua
  • Electrical Substation 110/6/6 kV Lviv-3, LvovUSSRBrookly wrote 1 year ago:
    Photos (from left to right): 1. by "Jose" from io.com.ua 2. by "Тюлькин Вячеслав Игоревич" from http://zhurnal.lib.ru 3,4,5 by Google Maps www.google.com/maps
  • vulytsya Shota Rustaveli, 7, ПП "Оціночна компанія "Лемберг" (guest) wrote 1 year ago:
    ПП "Оціночна компанія "Лемберг" т. 0631700755 м. Львів, вул. Шота Руставелі, 7. 320 а
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