Its the land of the Carpathians and crystal-clear waters of Cheremosh, Prut and Bystrytsa rivers. Its the land of ancient castles and cosy wooden churches, high town-halls and former palaces. Its the land of dense forests (40 % of the terrytory!) and green mountains. Its the land of living water - here one can find more than hundred sources of mineral water. Its the land of gas and oil. Its tourists' paradise. Its Hutzulia.
The history of Ivano-Frankivsk region is full of legends and songs. Everyone who visit this land is sure to love it.
Territory: 13 900 000 km
Population: 1 465 000
Cities: 15, small towns: 24, villages 765
The Ivano-Frankivsk region is situated in the southwest of Ukraine on the border of two natural geographical areas: East-European Plain and Ukrainian Carpathian. The region borders on the Lviv, Ternopil, Chernivtsi and Zakarpattia (Transcarpathia) regions and Republic of Romania.