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  • Rivne Oblast

    Rivne

    Rivne, also called Rovno, has a population of over 250,000 people, it is a provincial city and is also the capital of the Rivne Region of Ukraine. The city was founded in 1283 and was known as a town of the "Halytsia-Volyn" Principality. The town was named this because of its position on the plane surface. It became a Polish town, after the Liublin Union of 1569. It was united with ...

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    Rivne Oblast

    Not many people think of traveling to the smaller cities and towns of Ukraine when they start making their travel plans. This is usually because these other parts of the country are lesser known and it is difficult to find out if there are any nice tourist attractions to view at these locations. However, one should always keep in mind that Ukraine is a very beautiful place filled with ...

  • Rivne Oblast

    Dubno

    The city of Dubno is located in the Rivne Oblast, on the banks of the beautiful Ikva River. As with many cities that fell under the rule of the Ostrozhski family, the city soon began to flourish. Many breathtaking buildings and structures that were constructed by the Ostrozhski princes have survived for locals and tourists to marvel at. The Rivne Oblast and its cities have survived ...

  • Rivne Oblast

    Korets

    Along the Korchyk River in the Rivne Oblast, lies the quaint town of Korets. You will not find this picturesque town on most maps and it has a mere population of approximately 8,500 residents. Its size should not discourage visitors from exploring this spectacular town as it overflows with a fascinating history and many noteworthy sights to discover.

  • Rivne Oblast

    Ostroh

    The town of Ostroh is situated next to the Horyn River, in the Rivne Oblast. At present, the population of the town is estimated at approximately 14,800 residents and is a town that was built on the foundation of education and growth. Ostroh was first mentioned in the year 1100 when it consisted of a fortress, but only started to flourish as a town from the 14th century.

  • Rivne Oblast

    Sarny

    Sarny is a relatively small city in the Rivne Oblast of Ukraine. It is also one of three major railway junctions in the Rivne oblast, with the other two being Rivne and Zdolbuniv. At present there are approximately 30,000 people living in the city and it has a history of turbulence and violence connected to it. It has seen wars and disaster come and go, but has survived to share ...