Ukraine's official language is Ukrainian. The language makes use of the Cyrillic alphabet. Ukrainian has an impressive history originating from the ancient Old East Slavic language. Imperial Russia banned the use of Ukrainian twice, yet it survived as an integral part of the culture of Ukraine's people. Only recently has Ukrainian begun to grow again being spoken mainly in western Ukraine ...
Zbarazh city is situated in the Ternopil Oblast in the west of Ukraine where it acts as the administrative center to the Zbarazky district. Interestingly, the city lies in the historic region of Galicia. At present the city is home to over 13,000 people.