Place:Halych, Halych, Ivano-Frankivs'k, Ukraine


Alt namesGaliciasource: Family History Library Catalog
Galičsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-61
Coordinates49.133°N 24.717°E
Located inHalych, Ivano-Frankivs'k, Ukraine
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source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Halych ( ; ; ; ; , Halitsch or Galitsch; ) is a historic city on the Dniester River in western Ukraine. The city gave its name to the Principality of Halych, the historic province of Galicia (Halychyna), and the Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia, of which it was the capital until the early 14th century, when the seat of the local rulers moved to Lviv.

Nowadays, Halych is a small town located only on one part of the territory of the former Galician capital, although it has preserved its name. It belongs to Ivano-Frankivsk Raion (district) of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (region). It hosts the administration of Halych urban hromada, one of the hromadas of Ukraine. Halych lies north of the oblast capital, Ivano-Frankivsk. Population: .

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