Tiachiv

Tiachiv (Ukrainian: Тячів, Rusyn: Тячово) is a city located on the Tisza River in Zakarpattia Oblast (region) in western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Tiachiv Raion (district). Population: 9,043(2016 est.)[1].

Tiachiv

Тячів (in Ukrainian)

Técső (in Hungarian)
Teceu (in Romanian)
City of district significance
Tyachiv panorama

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Coat of arms
Tiachiv
Map of Zakarpattia Oblast with Tyachiv.
Coordinates: 48°00′41″N 23°34′20″E
Country Ukraine
Oblast Zakarpattia Oblast
RaionTiachiv Raion
Founded1326
Incorporated1961
Government
  MayorІvan Kovach (Ivan Kovacs)
Population
 (2016)
  Total9,043
  Density1,839.780/km2 (4,765.01/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
90500
Area code(s)+380-3134
ClimateDfb
Websitetyachiv.in.ua

Names

There are several alternative names used for this city: Rusyn: Тячево, German: Groß-Teutschenau, Hungarian: Técső, Romanian: Teceu Mare, Slovak: Tyachovo, Russian: Тячев.

History

In the year 1211 the town was mentioned the first time as Tecu. Later, in 1333 as Thecho, in 1334 Teucev, in 1335 Theuchev[2]. The town was founded by Saxon and Hungarian colonists in the second half of 13 century. Until 1920, as part of Máramaros County it was part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In 1939, following the annexation of the whole of Carpathian Ruthenia, the city became again part of Hungary until the end of World War II.

Demographics

2001 census

  Ukrainians (83.2%)
  Hungarians (12.4%)
  Romanians (2.9%)
  Russians (1.0%)
  Other (0.5%)

In 2001, the population of Tiachiv region included mainly Ukrainians (83.2%), followed by Hungarians (12.2%). There were 2.9% Romanians and 1.0% Russians. The remaining people made up 0.5% of the population.[3]

Climate

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

Climate data for Tiachiv
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) −3.1
(26.4)
−0.8
(30.6)
4.2
(39.6)
10.0
(50.0)
14.9
(58.8)
17.8
(64.0)
19.3
(66.7)
18.9
(66.0)
15.2
(59.4)
9.8
(49.6)
4.1
(39.4)
−0.4
(31.3)
9.2
(48.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 51
(2.0)
45
(1.8)
44
(1.7)
54
(2.1)
77
(3.0)
99
(3.9)
84
(3.3)
75
(3.0)
48
(1.9)
45
(1.8)
55
(2.2)
68
(2.7)
745
(29.4)
Source: Climate-Data.org[4]

Twin towns — sister cities

Tiachiv is twinned with:

Notable natives and residents

  • Simon Hollósy, Hungarian painter and prominent teacher, a member of the influential Nagybánya artists' colony founded in 1896; he lived and taught here during the summers beginning in 1902, and died here in 1918.

References

  1. "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  2. Ivanciuc, Teofil. "Primele atestări ale târgurilor de coroană maramureşene (The earliest mentions of the Maramureş Royal Market Towns)". Revista Arhivei Maramureşene.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-09-11. Retrieved 2007-03-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Climate: Tiachiv". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 1 May 2014.


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