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Ternopil
Ternopil
(Ukrainian: Тернопіль, translit. Ternopil', pronounced [tɛrˈnɔpilʲ]; Polish: Tarnopol; Russian: Тернополь, translit. Ternopol'; German: Tarnopol; Yiddish: טאַרנאָפּל/טערנעפּאָל‎, translit. Ternepol/Tarnopl; Hebrew: טארנופול (טַרְנוֹפּוֹל)‎, translit. Tarnopol) is a city in western Ukraine, located on the banks of the Seret River. Until 1944, it was known mostly as Tarnopol, and its Ruthenian (Ukrainian) name was rarely used.[2] Ternopil
Ternopil
is one of the major cities of Western Ukraine
Ukraine
and the historical regions of Galicia and Podolia. It is served by Ternopil
Ternopil
Airport
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Tarnopol, Saskatchewan
Tarnopol
Tarnopol
is an unincorporated community in Saskatchewan, Canada, located 50 km southwest of the city of Melfort. It was settled mostly by Ukrainian and Polish immigrants in the early 1900s. It gets its name from Ternopil, Ukraine, which was formerly known as Tarnopol when the territory was part of Poland.[1] See also[edit]List of communities in Saskatchewan List of ghost towns in Canada Ghost towns in SaskatchewanReferences[edit]^ Russell, E.T. (1973) What's in a Name?, p
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King Of Poland
Poland
Poland
was ruled at various times either by dukes (the 10th–14th century) or by kings (the 11th-18th century). During the latter period, a tradition of free election of monarchs made it a uniquely electable position in Europe (16th–18th centuries). The birth of Poland
Poland
as an independent nation coincides with the ascension of Duke Mieszko I[4] and adoption of Christianity
Christianity
under the authority of Rome in the year 966. He was succeeded by his son, Bolesław I the Brave, who greatly expanded the boundaries of the Polish state and ruled as the first king in 1025. The following centuries gave rise to the mighty Piast dynasty, consisting of both kings such as Mieszko II Lambert, Przemysł II
Przemysł II
or Władysław I the Elbow-high and dukes like Bolesław III Wrymouth
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Podolia
Podolia
Podolia
or Podilia (Ukrainian: Подíлля, Podillja, Russian: Подо́лье, Podolʹje, Turkish: Podolya, Polish: Podole, German: Podolien, Lithuanian: Podolė) is a historic region in Eastern Europe, located in the west-central and south-western parts of Ukraine
Ukraine
and in northeastern Moldova
Moldova
(i.e. northern Transnistria). The term is derived from Old Slavic po, meaning "by/next to/along", and dol, "valley" (see dale).Contents1 Geography 2 History2.1 Kievan Rus'
Kievan Rus'
and Polish Crown 2.2 Russian Empire 2.3 Between Poland and the Soviet Union3 Culture 4 References 5 External linksGeography[edit]This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Ternopil Airport
Ternopil
Ternopil
International Airport (also known as Ternopol Airport) (IATA: TNL, ICAO: UKLT) is an airport in Ukraine
Ukraine
located 8 km southeast of Ternopil. It services medium-sized airliners
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Administrative Center
An administrative centre is a seat of regional administration or local government, or a county town, or the place where the central administration of a commune is located. In countries which have French as one of their administrative languages (such as Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland or many African countries) and in some other countries (such as Italy, cf. cognate capoluogo), a chef-lieu (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɛfljø], plural form chefs-lieux (literally "chief place" or "head place"), is a town or city that is pre-eminent from an administrative perspective. The ‘f’ in chef-lieu is pronounced, in contrast to chef-d'oeuvre where it is mute.Contents1 Algeria 2 Belgium 3 Luxembourg 4 France 5 Jordan 6 New Caledonia 7 Francophone West Africa 8 Russia 9 Switzerland 10 Tunisia 11 United Kingdom 12 Popular culture 13 See also 14 ReferencesAlgeria[edit] The capital of an Algerian Province is called a chef-lieu
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Oblasts Of Ukraine
An oblast (Ukrainian: область), in English referred to as a region, refers to one of Ukraine's 24 primary administrative units. Ukraine
Ukraine
is a unitary state, thus, the regions do not have much legal scope of competence other than that which is established in the Ukrainian Constitution and by law
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Ternopil Raion
The Ternopil
Ternopil
Raion (Ukrainian: Тернопільський район) is a raion in Ternopil Oblast
Ternopil Oblast
in western Ukraine. Its administrative center is Ternopil
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Raions Of Ukraine
Raions of Ukraine
Ukraine
(Ukrainian: Райони України) are second level of administrative division of Ukraine
Ukraine
and are primary the most common division of regions of Ukraine. Equivalent type of regional subdivision are also raions in city (Raions of cities in Ukraine), and cities of regional significance (City of regional significance (Ukraine)). Raions are one of three types of administrative divisions of regions of Ukraine
Ukraine
and second level in the administrative divisions of Ukraine.Contents1 Terminology 2 Overview2.1 Raions of oblasts and the autonomous republic 2.2 Districts of cities3 List of raions within each region3.1 I. Autonomous Republic of Crimea 3.2 II. Vinnytsia
Vinnytsia
Oblast 3.3 III. Volyn Oblast 3.4 IV. Dnipropetrovsk Oblast 3.5 V. Donetsk Oblast 3.6 VI. Zhytomyr
Zhytomyr
Oblast 3.7 VII. Zakarpattia Oblast 3.8 VIII
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Church Of The Exaltation Of The Cross, Ternopil
Church of the Holy Cross (Vozdvizhenskaya, Zdvyzhenska, Nadstavna) is the oldest church in Ternopil
Ternopil
in western Ukraine
Ukraine
It is an architectural monument of national importance which was built at the end of the 16th century. Located on Pidzamche modest increase of Ternopil
Ternopil
Pond. Pick different from other places defensive structures skirts presence semicircular apse that originate from staroruskyh traditions Coordinates: 49°33′04″N 25°34′59″E / 49.5510°N 25.5830°E / 49.5510; 25.5830This article about a Ukrainian building or structure is a stub
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Hetman
Hetman
Hetman
is a political title from Central and Eastern Europe, historically assigned to military commanders. It was the title of the second-highest military commander in the Kingdom of Poland
Poland
and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Grand Duchy of Lithuania
from the 16th to 18th centuries. For much of the history of Romania
Romania
and the Principality of Moldavia, the Hetman
Hetman
(Romanian: hatman) was the second in rank in the army after the ruling prince (who held the position of Voivode). In Ukraine, a Hetman
Hetman
was also the highest military officer in Ukraine's Hetmanates, the Zaporizhian Host (1649–1764) and the Ukrainian State
Ukrainian State
(1918)
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Jan Tarnowski
Jan Amor Tarnowski (Latin: Joannes Tarnovius; 1488 – 16 May 1561[1]) was a Polish nobleman, knight, military commander, military theoretician, and statesman of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland. He was Grand Crown Hetman
Hetman
from 1527, and was the founder of the city of Tarnopol, where he built the Ternopil Castle
Ternopil Castle
and the Ternopil Pond.Contents1 History 2 Family 3 Important Works 4 Notes 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] Tarnowski was born in 1488, the son of Jan Amor Junior Tarnowski, castellan of Kraków, and his second wife Barbara of Rożnów, granddaughter of the knight Zawisza the Black. He was a scion of an important family clan started in the mid-14th century by Spycimir Leliwita, castellan of Kraków
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Oppidum
An oppidum (plural oppida) is a large fortified Iron Age
Iron Age
settlement. Oppida are associated with the Celtic late La Tène culture, emerging during the 2nd and 1st centuries BC, spread across Europe, stretching from Britain and Iberia
Iberia
in the west to the edge of the Hungarian plain in the east. They continued in use until the Romans began conquering Europe
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Sigismund I The Old
Sigismund I of Poland
Poland
(Polish: Zygmunt I Stary, Lithuanian: Žygimantas I Senasis; 1 January 1467 – 1 April 1548), of the Jagiellon dynasty, reigned as King of Poland
King of Poland
and also as the Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1506 until 1548. Earlier, Sigismund had been invested as Duke of Silesia. A successful monarch and a great patron of arts, he established Polish suzerainty over Ducal Prussia (East Prussia) and incorporated the duchy of Mazovia into the Polish state, securing the nation's wealth, culture and power. Sigismund I, the fifth son of Casimir IV and Elisabeth of Habsburg, had ruled Głogów, Silesia, since 1499 and became margrave of Lusatia and governor of all Silesia in 1504. In a short time his judicial and administrative reforms transformed those territories into model states. He succeeded his brother Alexander I as grand prince of Lithuania and king of Poland
Poland
in 1506
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Seret River
The Seret River
Seret River
(Ukrainian: Серет) is the left tributary of the Dniester
Dniester
that flows through the Ternopil Oblast
Ternopil Oblast
of Ukraine. Its length is 242 km; the basin covers some 3900 km2. The towns of Ternopil, Terebovlia
Terebovlia
and Chortkiv
Chortkiv
sit along the river's banks. Some of the bloodiest fighting of World War I
World War I
took place on the banks of the Seret. Coordinates: 48°37′12″N 25°51′25″E / 48.62°N 25.8569°E / 48.62; 25.8569This article about a location in Ternopil Oblast
Ternopil Oblast
is a stub. You can help by expanding it.v t eThis article related to a river in Ukraine
Ukraine
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Cracow
Kraków
Kraków
(Polish: [ˈkrakuf] ( listen)), also Cracow or Krakow (UK: /ˈkrækaʊ/; US: /ˈkrɑː-/),[2][3] is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula
Vistula
River (Polish: Wisła) in the Lesser Poland
Poland
(Polish: Małopolska) region, the city dates back to the 7th century.[4] Kraków
Kraków
has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life and is one of Poland's most important economic hubs. It was the capital of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland
Poland
from 1038 to 1569; the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1569 to 1596[5], the Free City of Kraków
Free City of Kraków
from 1815 to 1846; the Grand Duchy of Cracow
Grand Duchy of Cracow
from 1846 to 1918; and Kraków Voivodeship from the 14th century to 1998
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