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Urban-teep dounset
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Coordinates: 48°42′40″N 23°11′18″E / 48.71111°N 23.18833°E / 48.71111; 23.18833Coordinates: 48°42′40″N 23°11′18″E / 48.71111°N 23.18833°E / 48.71111; 23.18833
Kintra  Ukraine
Province  Zakarpattia Oblast
Destrict UKR Волове́цький райо́н flag.png Volovets Raion
Established 1433
Toun status 1957
 • Toun Heid Mykhailo Yaremchuk
Elevation[1] 479 m (1,572 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Tot Increase 5,104
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 89100
Aurie code +380 3136
Wabsteid http://rada.gov.ua/

Volovets (Ukrainian: Воловець) is an urban-teep dounset in Zakarpattia Oblast (province) in wastren Ukraine.[2] The toun is the admeenistrative centre o the Volovets Raion (destrict) an aw, hoosin the destrict's local admeenistration biggins. The toun's population wis 5,178 as o the 2001 Ukrainian Census[2] an 5,104 in 2011.[3]

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Thare are several alternative names uised for this ceety: Hungarian: Volóc, German: Wolowez, Slovak: Volovec, Roushie: Воловец.

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Frae the 1850s, when Volovets wis pairt o Austrick-Hungary, the toun haed a ski ramp. The ramp wis uised bi Emperor Franz Joseph I when he an his faimily came tae visit in 1862.[4]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Volovets (Zakarpattia Oblast, Volovets Raion)". weather.in.ua (in English). Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Volovets, Zakarpattia Oblast, Volovets Raion". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  3. "Actual Population of Ukraine on January 1, 2011" (PDF). State Statistics Committee of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Main Statistical Office in L'viv region. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  4. "Volovets". Mandrivka Ukrainoyu (in Ukrainian). travelua.com.ua. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  5. "Herzlich willkommen". Volovec-BadEndorf.de (in German). Retrieved 26 December 2012.