HOME
        TheInfoList






Rakhiv (Ukrainian: Рахів, pronounced [ˈrɑxiu̯]; Rusyn: Рахово; see below) is a city located in Zakarpattia Oblast (province) in western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Rakhiv Raion (district). Population: 15,601 (2020 est.)[1].

Names

There are several alternative names used for this city: Rusyn: Рахово; Hungarian: Rahó; Romanian: Rahău; Russian: Рахов, romanizedRakhov; Yiddish: ראחוב‎, romanizedRakhev or Rakhyv; Slovak: Rachov; German: Rachiw; Polish: Rachów.

Demographics

As of 2017, the city population was 15,489 (2017 est.)[2] inhabitants.[3]

Features

The Eastern Orthodox Church in Rakhiv

Rakhiv, or more precisely, the village Dilove located close to it, is one of several European locations vying for the symbolic right to be Geographical centre of Europe. The sign in Dilove, the point calculated in 1887 by the Austro-Hungarian geographers, carries a Latin inscription: "Locus Perennis Dilicentissime cum libella librationis quae est in Austria et Hungaria confectacum mensura gradum meridionalium et paralleloumierum Europeum. MD CCC LXXXVII."

There was Thomas Garrigue Masaryk in his stay to study a situation on the Romanian front during World War I in Hotel "Ukraina" on the winter 1917 - 1918, which remind the memorial desk there. [4]

The Headquarters of Carpathian Biosphere Reserve[5] are located in Rakhiv.

With an elevation of 430 meters above sea level, Rakhiv is Ukraine's highest city.

Climate

The climate in Rakhiv is a mild/cool summer subtype (Köppen: Dfb) of the humid continental climate.

Climate data for Rakhiv
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) −4.2
(24.4)
−2.1
(28.2)
2.6
(36.7)
8.4
(47.1)
13.4
(56.1)
16.4
(61.5)
17.9
(64.2)
17.4
(63.3)
13.7
(56.7)
8.6
(47.5)
3.0
(37.4)
−1.6
(29.1)
7.8
(46.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 44
(1.7)
40
(1.6)
40
(1.6)
57
(2.2)
83
(3.3)
105
(4.1)
94
(3.7)
79
(3.1)
51
(2.0)
43
(1.7)
49
(1.9)
56
(2.2)
741
(29.1)
Source: Climate-Data.org[6]

Twin town

People from Rakhiv

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
    15,489 (2017 est.)[2] inhabitants.[3]

    Features