VASLOVIVTSI: Chernivitsi oblast [Vasyliv] Print

The nearby citie are: Zastavna (11.4km), Chernivtsi (15.4km), Kitsman (18.0km). The closest historical/cultural place is regional center Chernivtsi that is in a distance of 15.4 km and city Storozhynets (37.1 km).

"Vasyliv (Bukovyna) [Василів]. A village (1980 pop 1,300) on the right bank of the Dnister River in Zastavna raion, Chernivtsi oblast. One of the oldest settlements in Bukovyna, it is mentioned in the Hypatian Chronicleunder the year 1230. In medieval times it was a trading center on the route from Halych principality to the Black Sea. It declined after the Mongol invasion of 1240. In 1958-9 and 1967 archeologists uncovered the remains of a 12th- to 13th-century wooden church, a pagan temple, 12 stone sarcophagi, and many imported artifacts." Source [September 2014]

 


 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 00:07