Obroshyne

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49°47'07"N
023°52'06"E
Country
 Ukraine
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Obroshyne (Ukrainian: Обро́шине) is a village in Lviv Raion, Lviv Oblast in western Ukraine. It hosts the administration of Obroshyne rural hromada, one of the hromadas of Ukraine. The population of the village is about 4186. Local government is administered by the village council.

Geography

Obroshyne is located along Highway M06 (Ukraine) ( M06), which goes from Kiev to the Hungarian border near Chop. It is 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from the regional center, Lviv, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from the district center, Pustomyty, and 274 kilometres (170 mi) from Chop. The village of Basivka is 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) away.

History

The first written mention of the village of Obroshyne dates to 1447. In 1456 King Casimir IV Jagiellon of Poland gave the estate to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lviv. Until 18 July 2020, Obroshyne belonged to Pustomyty Raion. The raion was abolished in July 2020 as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, which reduced the number of raions of Lviv Oblast to seven. The area of Pustomyty Raion was merged into Lviv Raion.

Religious buildings

Church of St. Demetrius, 1914 Roman Catholic Church, 1791 (in disrepair)

Attractions

The village contains the following national heritage sites: Lviv Archbishops Residence, 1730 (number 477/0) Palace, 1730 ( number 477/1 ) Bell tower of St. Demetrius, 1774 (number 491-M)In addition, Obroshyn dendropark is of national importance.

Notable residents

Lev Shankovsky (1903 - 1995). He and his wife were schoolteachers in the locality.
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