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Vynohradiv district

Bobove | Borzhavs´ke | Botar | Bukove | Chepa | Chorna | Chornotysiv | Chornyi Potik | Diakove | Diula | Divychne | Drotyntsi | Fanchykove | Hetynia | Horbky | Hudia | Karachyn | Kholmovets´ | Khyzha | Klynove | Klynovets'ka Hora | Koroleve | Mala Kopania | Matiieve | Nove Klynove | Nove Selo | Novoselytsia | Oleshnyk | Onok | Perekhrestia | Petrove | Pidvynohradiv | Prytysians´ke | Pushkine | Rus´ka Dolyna | Sasove | Shalanky | Shyroke | Tekove | Trosnyk | Velyka Kopania | Velyka Palad´ | Velyki Kom´iaty | Verbovets´ | Veriatsia | Vylok | Vynohradiv | Zabolottia | Zatysivka

Territory: 0,7 thousands km2

Population: 118,2 thousands inhabitants

Density of population: 169,1 person on 1 km2

Towns: 1.

Villages of town’s type: 1.

Village settlements: 47

The town of Vynogradiv is a district center and is situated at the foot of Chorna Gora Mountain to the right side of a transient the Tysa river. It borders on Irshavsky, Khustsky and Bereguivsky district. Before 1946 the town had an official name of Sevliush. The town was famous for being the first one in the region which had got the privileges of a king’s town. The Sevliush right or status was considered to be the greatest award and many other big settlements were eager to get such status from the King.

The territory of actual town was populated long ago. The sings and vestiges of activity of the most ancient man on the territory of the Central Europe were found near the village of Korolevo.

The district is situated mainly in a lowland and the highest point of Vynogradiv area is considered to be the Chorna Gora peak which is 565 m above sea0level. Two important factors which play a great role in relief formation are the Borzhava and Tysa rivers. There is also a botanic reserve called Chorna Gora in the Vynogradiv territory. It has got such rare plants as silver lime-trees which are under state protection here as well as an ancient park in the town of Vynogradiv. Here you can find other rare and valuable from the scientific point of view forest oaks, rocky oaks, burgundsky oaks, silver lime-trees, valuable plants which grow in the Yuliivska mountain.

The Vynogradivsky district has been famous for its vineyards from the old time. The first vines ever planted for production purpose in Trans-Carpathian region appeared exactly in this area in the III century. And unique wild vine bushes have been growing on the Chorna Gora up to now.

In the Middle Ages the Vynogradivsky district had already had its own emblem – a Spaniard form coat of arms, wrapped over by oak branches with acorns. A bunch of grapes and a first is painted at the emblem top against a red background. An oak branch with acorns and a black legendary crayfish from the Bator river is below against a blue background. In the center of the emblem there is a golden lion against a red background (family emblem of the Pereni feudal lords).

In the village of Novoselytsia there is a unique wooden church and the ancient stone temples are located in Vynogradiv and Shalanky.
The ruins of two medieval castles – the Nialab of the XII-XVII centuries (outskirts of the village of Korolevo) and the Vynogradivsky castle of the XI-XVI century in the Chorna Gora (Black Mountain) are preserved in the Vynogradiv territory.

It is interesting to know that a Hungarian Saint Kapistran was buried in the Vynogradivsky castle “Kankiv”. In the village of Pyterfolvo there is a sports recreation complex which includes football fields, tennis courts, basketball, volleyball, handball and badminton playgrounds, shooting-range and bowling alley. Near the sports complex there is a recreation park with attractions and side-shoes interesting both for children and adults.




( 2015.04.06.)


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