Located just 53 km from Lviv, Busk is a small town with approximately 10,000 people. The name 'Busk' comes from the west Ukrainian word 'busko' which means 'crane'. Appropriately, the heraldic crest of the town is a white stork on a blue shield and the stork is the town symbol.
The Lviv Oblast is situated in the western side of Ukraine, and is made up of an area of 21.8 thousand square kilometers. The Lviv region borders the Volyn, Rivne, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil and all the Transcarpathian regions in Ukraine. A Section of the region of Lviv also forms part of the borders of Krosnenky, Zamostsky and Peremyshlsky, three Polish regions. Lviv, Brody, Horodok, ...