Zhovkva district. Vacation

Zhovkva district - district, Lviv region. District center is the city Zhovkva. It is home to 109,318 people. The area is 1295 km. square. In the northwest region bordering with Poland. The district has 3 cities - Zhovkva Rava-Ruska, Dublyany, 2 village - Kulikov, Maher, 160 villages.

Officially Zhovkva district formed in 1940. But the history of the land goes much older times. For example, the city Zhovkva founded in 1597. At the beginning of World War I in Zhovkva county were active National Home, a branch of "Enlightenment" Rus Pedagogical Society, "farmer" military organizations "Sich Riflemen", "Falcon", "Plast."

Zhovkivschynabahata monuments of history, architecture and culture. According to their numbers, it ranks second in the region after the city. Downtown Zhovkva the status of the State Historical and Architectural Reserve.

Whole area has 27 archaeological sites, 49 monuments and 82 historical. Among the most prominent attractions is Zhovkivsky ensemble Dominican church and monastery in Baroque (1653), Parish Church of St.. Lawrence "Farah" (1606), Zhovkva Castle (1594-1606 years), Renaissance Synagogue (1692-1700), a wooden Svyatotroyitska Church (1702) is also exceptional architectural value have wooden church Paraskevi (1723), in Krekhiv, Krehivskyy monastery (XVII-XVIII c.), the oldest wooden church in Galicia Holy Spirit (1502) in the village Potelych. All these architectural monuments have European importance, which makes them attractive for tourists from around the world.

Lot Zhovkva gained fame through famous people, life that was associated with it. Were born:

Eugene Konovalets Colonel Ukrainian People's Republic, the head of the body of Ukrainian Sich Riflemen, founder Own (village Zashkiv). Here in 1991 the monument national hero and mansion-museum;

Bohdan Stupka, People's Artist of Ukraine (village Kulikov);

Jaroslav Lupiy-filmmaker (New Kamenka village);

Oles Lupiy poet (New Kamenka village);

Michael Wozniak, prominent academics, literary (village Volytsia);

Agatha Turchinska-Ukrainian writer (p Kulikov). Her name is secondary school, which opened Memorial Museum writer.

In 1929 -1934 years near the famous scientist, historian John Krypyakevych, author of works on the history of Ukraine and the city Zhovkva particular.

In 1930 - 1933 years in Dublyany studied at the Faculty of Agronomy of Stepan Bandera. Now in his honor on the case of the former Academy is a memorial plaque at the Lviv State Agrarian University houses a museum of Stepan Bandera in October 2002 in Dublyany opened a monument to him.

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