VILLAGES OF LVIV REGION
Historic area of Eastern Galicia / Halychyna / Galizien / Galicja / Galizia
Area was part of Austria (Austria-Hungary 1772 - 1918), Poland (1349 - 1772. 1920 - 1939), USSR (Soviet Union 1939 - 1991). Now in Ukraine.
North Eastern Part of modern Lvivs'ka oblast' (= Lviv region)
Districts of Brody, Kamyanka Buska (Kamionka Strumilowa), Peremyshlyany (Przemyslany), Radekhiv (Radziechow), Zolochiv (Zloczow)
Names of the villages are given in Ukrainian (first, official), Polish (second, old pre war Polish and Austrian place name) and Russian (third, Soviet place name).
RADEKHIV - RADZIECHOW - RADEKHOV: 10.000 people, town in northern part of Lviv
(Lvov) region in present Western Ukraine
Villages around Radekhiv (in limits of pre-war Radziechow district) include:
* Baryliv - Barylow - Barilov: village 15 km north east of Radekhiv. Name comes from "bar" maybe or from personal name "Baryl"
* Dmytriv - Dmytrow - Dmitrov: village 10 km south of Radekhiv
* Kholoyiv - Cholojow - Kholoyev: village 15 km south west of Radekhiv. Name might derive from Ukrainian "kholodny" (cold)
* Kryve - Krzywe - Krivoye: village 5 km south of Radekhiv
* Kustyn - Kustyn - Kustin: village 20 km east of Radekhiv. Name might derive from Ukrainian "kushch" (bush)
* Lopatyn - Lopatyn - Lopatin: town between Radekhiv (18 km south east from it) and Brody
* Nestanychi - Niestanice - Nyestanychi: village 15 km south west from Radekhiv
* Nyvychi - Niwice - Nivichi: village 20 km south east from Radekhiv
* Ohladiv - Ohladow - Ogladov: village 15 km south east of Radekhiv. Ohladiv comes from Ukrainian word "ohladaty" meaning "to look around"
* Oplitsko - Oplucko - Oplitsko: village 15 km south east of Radekhiv
* Poliove - Polowe - Polevoye: village 10 km north east of Radekhiv. Poliove
* Pyaryatyn, Peratyn - Peratyn - Peryatin: village 10 north east of Radekhiv
* Pavliv - Pawlow - Pavlov: village 10 km west from Radekhiv
* Shchurovychi, Shurovychi - Szczurowice - Shchurovichi: village 24 km east of Radekhiv. Name is from Ukrainian word "shchur" meaning "rat"
* Smariv - Smarzow - Smarov: village 20 km east from Radekhiv. Name comes from verb "to fry".
* Stanyn - Stanin - Stanin: village 5 km west of Radekhiv. Come from verb "to
* Stanislavchyk - Stanislawczyk - Stanislavchik: village 24 km south east from Radekhiv
* Stoyaniv - Stojanow - Stoyanov: village 10 km north of Radekhiv. Stoyaniv
* Stremilche - Strzemilcze - Stremilchoye, Stremilche: village 25 km east of
* Sushno, Sushne - Suszno - Sushnoye: village 15 north west of Radekhiv. Sushne means "dry".
* Toporiv - Toporow - Toporov: village 28 km south of Radekhiv. Name comes from Ukrainian word "topir" meaning "axe"
* Vitkiv - Witkow - Vitkov: village 15 km west of Radekhiv
KAMYANKA BUSKA AREA:
Major town: KAMYANKA BUSKA / KAMIANKA BUSKA (old Polish name: KAMIONKA STRUMILOWA; Russian name: Kamenka Bugskaya. Other possible transliterations: Kamianka Buzka, Kamyanka Buzhska, Kamionka). Town, ab. 12.000 people, district center in Lviv region, Western Ukraine
Villages around Kamyanka include (in limits of pre-war Kamionka Strumilowa district):
* Banunyn - Banunin - Banunin: village 20 km south from Kamyanka
* Bus´k - Busk - Busk: town, up to 10.000 people. Name comes from West Ukrainian word "busko" (crane)
* Dobrotvir - Dobrotwor - Dobrotvor: village on Buh / Bug river 20 km north from Kamyanka. Name comes from Ukrainian words "dobryj" (good) and "tvir" (work)
* Dedyliv - Dziedzilow - Dedilov: village 20 km south of Kamyanka. Name might derive from Ukrainian "Did" or rather Polish "Dziad" (grandfather or old / poor person)
* Horpyn - Horpyn - Gorpin: village 17 km south of Kamyanka
* Hrabova, Hrabove - Grabowa - Grabovoye - 23 km east of Kamyanka. Name derives from tree "hrab" (in Ukrainian) meaning hornbeam tree.
* Humnyska - Humniska - Gumniska: village 32 km south east from Kamyanka
* Kozliv - Kozlow - Kozlov: village 27 km south east from Kamyanka
* Khreniv - Chreniow, Chreniew - Khrenov: village 27 km south from Kamyanka
* Kupche - Kupcze - Kupchoye: village 25 km south east from Kamyanka
* Lany - Lany - Lani: village 3 km north east from Kamyanka, beyond Bug river
* Milyatyn, Miliatyn - Milatyn - Milyatin: village 20 km south east of Kamyanka
* Nahirtsi, Mali Nahirtsi - Nahorce Male, Nahorce - Nagortsy: village18 km south east of Kamyanka
* Neznaniv - Nieznanow - Nyeznanov - village 20 km north east of Kamyanka
* Neslukhiv - Niesluchow - Nieslukhov - village 20 km south of
* Pobuzhany - Poburzany - Pobuzhani: village 25 km south west from Kamyanka
* Polonychna, Polunuchna - Poloniczna - Polonichnaya: village 22 km east of Kamyanka. Name might derive from Ukrainian word "polunytsya" meaning strawberry.
* Repniv - Rzepniow - Repnev: village 23 km south east of Kamyanka
* Silets - Sielec - Selets: village on Bug river, 15 km north east from Kamyanka
* Spas - Spas - Spas: village on Bug river, 15 km south east from Kamyanka
* Streptiv - Streptow - Streptov: village 15 km south east of Kamyanka
* Ubynya - Ubinie - Ubinye: village 22 km south of Kamyanka
* Volytsya - Wolica - Volitsa: village on river Bug, 20 km south east from
* Vyriv - Wyrow - Vyrov: village 25 km south of Kamyanka. Name derives from Ukrainian word "vyr" meaning valley, also large ditch.
* Volytsya Derevlyanska - Wolica Derewlanska - Volitsa Derevlyanskaya: village on river Bug, 20 km south east from Kamyanka
* Yakymiv, Jakymiv - Jakimow - Yakimov: village
* Yasynytsya Ruska, Yasenytsya - Jasienica Ruska - Yasyenitsa Russkaya: village 12 km east of Kamyanka
* Zhelekhiv, Zelekhiv - Zelechow - Zhelekhov: village 20 km south east from
Major town: PEREMYSHLYANY. Polish name: PRZEMYSLANY. Russian name: Pyeryemyshlyany. Also Pieriemyshliany. Town, now district center in eastern part of Lviv region in Western Ukraine. River Hnyla Lypa (Polish name: Gnila Lipa. It is left tributary of Dniester/Dnister) flows through the town. Peremyshlyany numbers about 9.000 inhabitants. Major central street in Peremyshlyany is called "Halytska" (Galician).
SEE MY SITE ABOUT PEREMYSHLYANY
(site includes detailed information on Peremyshlyany and villages in Peremyshlyany district)
Villages around Peremyshlyany include
(in limits of pre-war Przemyslany district):
* Borshchiv - Borszow - Borshchov: village 3 km south east of Peremyshlyany.
Dont mix it up with town BORSHCHIV with the same name in Ternopil region!
* Dunayiv, Dunajiv - Dunajow - Dunayev: village 24 km south east from
* Dusaniv - Dusanow - Dusanov: village 18 km straight south from Peremyshlyany
* Hanachiv, Ganachiv - Hanaczow - Ganachev: village 13 km north east of
* Hlebovychi, Glebovychi, Velyki Hlebovychi - Hlibowice, Hlibowicze - Glebovichi, Velikiye Glebovichi: village 15 km south west of Peremyshlyany. Name derives from Ukrainian word "hlybokyi" meaning "deep".
* Hlynyany, Glynyany - Gliniany - Glinyany: small town 25 km north of
Peremyshlyany. Name derives from Ukrainian word "hlyna" meaning clay
* Kymyr - Kimirz - Kimir: village, 5 km south west of
* Kosteniv - Kosteniow - Kostenev: village on left bank of river Hnyla Lypa, 10 km south of Peremyshlyany
* Lahodiv, Lagodiv - Lahodow - Lagodov: village 12 km north of Peremyshlyany
* Ladantsi - Ladance - Ladantsy: village 5 km south east of Peremyshlyany. Name comes from Ukrainian word "ladan" (a kind of precious metal)
* Lonya - Lonie - Lonye: village 13 km north east of Peremyshlyany
* Lypivtsi - Lipowce - Lipovtsy: village on Hnyla Lypa river, 14 km east of
* Lyashky - Laszki, Laszki Krolewskie - Lashki: village 28 km north west of Peremyshlyany
* Novosilka - Nowosiolka - Nowosilka: village halfway between Berezhany and Peremyshlyany, at the beginnings of river Narayivka (Narajowka). 18 km south east from Peremyshlyany
* Pecheniya - Peczenia - Pechenia: village 23 km north west from Peremyshlyany
* Pidhaychyky, Pidgaychky - Podhajczyki - Podgaychiki, Podgaytchiki: village 14 km north west of Peremyshlyany. Name literally means "Little Pidhaytsi". Maybe as opposite to the town Pidhaytsi/Podgaytsy some 100 km south east from it. It consists of two Ukrainian words: "pid" (under) and "hay" (wood)
* Poltva - Poltew - Poltva: village 30 km north of Peremyshlyany
* Polyukhiv, Polukhiv - Poluchow - Polukhov: village 18 km south east of Peremyshlyany
* Pryhodiv - Przygodow - Prigodov: village 16 km north of Peremyshlyany
* Slovita - Slowita - Slovita: village 14 km north from Peremyshlyany
* Stanimizh, Stanimirzh - Stanimirz: village 15 km north west of Peremyshlyany
* Univ - Uniow - Univ, Uniov, Unov: village 10 km north east of
* Svirzh- Swirz - Svirzh: village 13 km to the west from Peremyshlyany
* Vypysky, Vypyska - Vypyski - Vipiski, Vipiska: village 12 km east of
* Vyzhnyany - Wyzniany - Vizhnyany: village 22 km north east of Peremyshlyany
* Yaktoriv, Jaktoriv - Jaktorow - Yaktorov: village 10 km north from
* Zatemne – Zaciemne – Zatemnoye - village some 5 km north west of Peremyshlyany. "Temny" mean "dark" in Ukrainian.
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