Uhry

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49°43'48"N
023°36'39"E
Country
 Ukraine
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Uhry (Ukrainian: У́гри, previous name – Uhertsi, Polish: Uherce Niezabitowskie) is a village (selo) in Lviv Raion, Lviv Oblast (province) of Western Ukraine. It belongs to Horodok urban hromada, one of the hromadas of Ukraine. The village covers an area of 2,17 km2 and the population is around 1134 people.

Geography

The village Uhry is located at a distance of 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from the highway in Ukraine M11 connecting Lviv with Przemyśl. It is situated in the 37 kilometres (23 mi) from the regional center Lviv, 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) from the district center Horodok and 64 kilometres (40 mi) to the Przemyśl.

History

Uhry was probably founded in the fifteenth century; records first mention it in 1427. The village has been of the Polish family Nezabytovsky until First World War. The Nezabytovski family were held in high esteem and respect for among the local population.Until 18 July 2020, Uhry belonged to Horodok 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 Horodok Raion was merged into Lviv Raion.

Cult constructions and religion

In the village there are two churches: Church of St. Paraskeva. Roman Catholic Church - Chapel Nezabytovskyh 1902.
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