Zakarpattia Oblast

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The Zakarpatska Oblast (Закарпатська область, translit. ; see other languages) is an administrative oblast (province) located in southwestern Ukraine, coterminous with the historical region of Carpathian Ruthenia.wikipedia
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Khust

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Other major cities within the oblast include Mukachevo, Khust, Berehove and Chop which is home to railroad transport infrastructure. The region was annexed by Romania by the end of that year, mostly the eastern portion such as Rakhiv and Khust.
Khust (Ukrainian: Хуст, Chust, Huszt, ) is a city located on the Khustets River in Zakarpattia Oblast (province) in western Ukraine.

Berehove

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Other major cities within the oblast include Mukachevo, Khust, Berehove and Chop which is home to railroad transport infrastructure.
Berehove or Beregovo (Берегове; Берегово; Beregszász; בערעגסאז Beregsaz, ) is a city located in Zakarpattia Oblast (province) in western Ukraine, near the border with Hungary.

Chop, Zakarpattia Oblast

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Other major cities within the oblast include Mukachevo, Khust, Berehove and Chop which is home to railroad transport infrastructure.
Chop (Чоп, Csap, Čop, ) is a city located in Zakarpattia Oblast (province) of western Ukraine, near the borders of Slovakia and Hungary.

Košice Region

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On the West it borders the Prešov and Košice Regions of Slovakia and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Counties of Hungary, on the South—the Satu Mare and Maramureș Counties of Romania, on the East and Northeast—Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, and on the North—Lviv Oblast and the Subcarpathian Voivodeship of Poland.
As for administrative divisions, the region borders Prešov Region in the north, Zakarpattia Oblast of Ukraine in the east, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén counties of Hungary in the south and the Banská Bystrica Region in the west.

1991 Transcarpathian general regional referendum

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Some scholars say that during the Ukrainian independence referendum held in 1991, Zakarpatska Oblast voters were given a separate option on whether or not they favoured autonomy for the region.
The question of the referendum was "On the granting Transcarpathian region status of an autonomous province within Ukraine" 1.

Zakarpattia Lowland

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The rest of the region is covered by the Transcarpathian Lowland which is part of the Pannonian plain.
Zakarpattia Lowland (Закарпа́тська низовина́ / Transcarpathian Lowland) or Upper Tysa Lowland is a lowland in the southwestern portion of the Zakarpattia Oblast in the drainage basin of Tisza river and located on its right banks.

Coat of arms of Carpathian Ukraine

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The coat of arms of Zakarpattia was originally created in the end of the 1910s in the then Czechoslovakia.
The coat of arms of Carpatho-Ukraine is the official heraldic crest of Zakarpattia Oblast in Ukraine.

Maramureș County

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On the West it borders the Prešov and Košice Regions of Slovakia and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Counties of Hungary, on the South—the Satu Mare and Maramureș Counties of Romania, on the East and Northeast—Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, and on the North—Lviv Oblast and the Subcarpathian Voivodeship of Poland.

Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

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The Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians, part of which are located within Zakarpattia Oblast, were recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007.
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians cover areas of Zakarpattia and Prešov Regions.

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

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On the West it borders the Prešov and Košice Regions of Slovakia and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Counties of Hungary, on the South—the Satu Mare and Maramureș Counties of Romania, on the East and Northeast—Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, and on the North—Lviv Oblast and the Subcarpathian Voivodeship of Poland.
Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast borders Lviv Oblast to its north and west, Zakarpattya Oblast to its south-west, has a 50-km long state border with Romania (Maramureș County) to its immediate south, and it borders Chernivtsi Oblast to the south-east and Ternopil Oblast to the east.

Satu Mare County

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On the West it borders the Prešov and Košice Regions of Slovakia and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Counties of Hungary, on the South—the Satu Mare and Maramureș Counties of Romania, on the East and Northeast—Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, and on the North—Lviv Oblast and the Subcarpathian Voivodeship of Poland.

Uzhhorod Raion

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The lowest point, 101 m above sea level, is located in the village of Ruski Heyevtsi (Oroszgejőc in Hungarian) in the Uzhhorodskyi Raion.
Uzhhorod Raion is one of the raions (districts) of Zakarpattia Oblast in western Ukraine.

Ukraine

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The Zakarpatska Oblast (Закарпатська область, translit. ; see other languages) is an administrative oblast (province) located in southwestern Ukraine, coterminous with the historical region of Carpathian Ruthenia.
Hungarian is spoken in the Zakarpattia Oblast.

Rakhiv Raion

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A high altitude lake is located in Rakhiv Raion, which is the highest in the region.
Rakhiv Raion (Рахівський район, Raionul Rahău) is a raion in Zakarpattia Oblast in western Ukraine.

Palanok Castle

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Four of the oblast's historical-cultural sites were nominated for the Seven Wonders of Ukraine competition in 2007: Palanok Castle, Museum upon the Chorna River, Mykhailiv Orthodox Church, and the Nevytsky Castle.
The Palanok Castle or Mukachevo Castle (Замок "Паланок"; Munkács vára, Munkácsi vár, Plankenburg) is a historic castle in the city of Mukacheve in the western Ukrainian oblast (province) of Zakarpattia.

Podkarpackie Voivodeship

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On the West it borders the Prešov and Košice Regions of Slovakia and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Counties of Hungary, on the South—the Satu Mare and Maramureș Counties of Romania, on the East and Northeast—Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, and on the North—Lviv Oblast and the Subcarpathian Voivodeship of Poland.
It is bordered by Lesser Poland Voivodeship to the west, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship to the north-west, Lublin Voivodeship to the north, Ukraine (Lviv Oblast and Zakarpattia Oblast) to the east and Slovakia (Prešov Region) to the south.

Nevytske Castle

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Four of the oblast's historical-cultural sites were nominated for the Seven Wonders of Ukraine competition in 2007: Palanok Castle, Museum upon the Chorna River, Mykhailiv Orthodox Church, and the Nevytsky Castle.
Nevytske Castle (Невицький замок; Nevickei vár) is a semi-ruined castle in Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine.

Tereblia (river)

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The largest rivers that flow through the oblast include the Tysa, Borzhava, and the Tereblia.
The Tereblia is a right tributary of the river Tisza in the Zakarpattia Oblast, western Ukraine.

Rusyns

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This total includes people of many different nationalities of which Hungarians, Romanians and Rusyns constitute significant minorities in some of the province's cities, while in others, they form the majority of the population (as in the case of Berehove).
The 2015 Y-DNA study of 150 men from Zakarpattia and Chernivtsi Oblast (Bukovina), found they mostly belong to R1a1a1*(М198), I2a (Р37.2), R1a1a1 (М458) ranging around and less than 30%, with E1b1b1a1 (M78), R1b1b2 (M269), and I1 (М253) ranging between 4-14%.

Rakhiv

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The region was annexed by Romania by the end of that year, mostly the eastern portion such as Rakhiv and Khust.
Rakhiv (Рахів, ; ; see below ) is a city located in Zakarpattia Oblast (province) in western Ukraine.

Ukrainian Census (2001)

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With its almost 13000 km2, the oblast is ranked 23rd by area and 15th by population as according to the 2001 Ukrainian Census, the population of Zakarpatska Oblast is 1,254,614.

Carpathian Ruthenia

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The Zakarpatska Oblast (Закарпатська область, translit. ; see other languages) is an administrative oblast (province) located in southwestern Ukraine, coterminous with the historical region of Carpathian Ruthenia.
Carpathian Ruthenia, Carpatho-Ukraine or Zakarpattia (Карпатська Русь, Karpats'ka Rus' or Закарпаття, Zakarpattja; Slovak and ; Zakarpacie, Kárpátalja; Transcarpatia; Карпатская Русь, Karpatskaya Rus'; Karpatenukraine) is a historic region in the border between Central and Eastern Europe, mostly located in western Ukraine's Zakarpattia Oblast, with smaller parts in easternmost Slovakia (largely in Prešov Region and Košice Region) and Poland's Łemkowszczyzna.

Chornohora

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With an elevation of 2061 m above sea level, Hoverla, part of the Chornohora mountain range, is the highest point in the oblast.
The range is located on the administrative border between Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia oblasts.

Borzhava

The largest rivers that flow through the oblast include the Tysa, Borzhava, and the Tereblia.
The Borzhava is a right tributary of the river Tisza in the Zakarpattia Oblast, western Ukraine.

List of Ukrainian oblasts and territories by population

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With its almost 13000 km2, the oblast is ranked 23rd by area and 15th by population as according to the 2001 Ukrainian Census, the population of Zakarpatska Oblast is 1,254,614.