Irshava

Irshava (Ukrainian: Іршава, Yiddish: אורשיווא) is a city located in Zakarpattia Oblast (province) in western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Irshava Raion (district). Population: 9,245(2016 est.)[1].

Irshava

Іршава
Irshava skyline

Coat of arms
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Location of Irshava
Irshava
Irshava (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 48°18′00″N 23°03′00″E
Country Ukraine
Oblast Zakarpattia Oblast
RaionIrshava Raion
Founded1341
Incorporated1982
Government
  MayorStepan Bobyk
Elevation
134 m (440 ft)
Population
 (2016)
  Total9,245
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
90100
Area code(s)+380-3144
ClimateCfb
Websitehttp://irshava.com.ua/

Names

There are several alternative names used for this city: Rusyn: Иршава, Russian: Иршава, Hungarian: Ilosva, German: Irschawa, Slovak: Iršava, Romanian: Iloșva, Polish: Irszawa, and Yiddish: Orsheve.[2]

Demographics

In 2001, population was 10,515. It included:[3]

Native language in 2001:[4]

Natives

Rabbi Gruenberger Yaacov [active in Prague Jewish Town Alt-neu Schul synagogue, studied in yeshiva situated of Trnava]

See also

References


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