Zolotarevo

Zolotarevo (Ukrainian: золотарево}, Hungarian: Ötvösfalva, German: Solotarjowo) is a village in Khust Raion of Zakarpattia Oblast, part of the Transcarpathian region of Ukraine.

Zolotarevo

золотарево

Ötvösfalva
Village
Zolotarevo
Location of Zolotarevo
Zolotarevo
Zolotarevo (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 48°10′51″N 23°30′06″E
CountryUkraine
OblastZakarpattia Oblast
Founded1616[1]
Government
  MayorIvan Mikhailovich Babich
Elevation
319 m (1,047 ft)
Population
 (2001)
  Total4,226
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
90441
Area code(s)+380-3142

The population at the 2001 census was 4,266 people.[2]. The village is governed by a council. The head of the council is Ivan Mikhailovich Babich. [3]

The village used to have a fruit factory. [4]

Zolotarevo has been twinned with Newport-on-Tay since 2002.[5], [6]

Name

According to one legend, the first goldsmiths in the village were good masters, made various dishes from the plates, and hammered for weaving. They also performed carpentry and blacksmithing works, for which they were called "goldsmiths", which means they had "golden hands".[7]

Churches

There are four churches in the area around Zolotarevo. The oldest is the Greek Catholic Church at the northeast side of the village.[8] A newer Russian Orthodox church is near the center of the village on a side road.

Notable people


See also

References

  • Gaidur, Natalia (2011). The History of the Village of Zolotarevo. Ukraine: Uzhgorod Publishing House Grazhda.
  • Gaidur, Natalia (2015). The History of the Zolotarevo Greek Catholic Church. Ukraine: Uzhgorod Publishing House Grazhda. ISBN 978-966-176-076-8.


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