The highest peak of Lviv Oblast
|Elevation||1,405 m (4,610 ft)|
|Location||Lviv Oblast, Ukraine|
|Parent range||Carpathian Mountains|
Mount Pikui (Ukrainian : Піку́й) at 1,405 metres (4,610 ft), is the highest mountain in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine and part of the Carpathian Mountains, Stryi-San Highland spine.
Located on the border of Lviv and Transcarpathian regions. It is in the Watershed of Beskydy. Is part of the landscape reserve of national importance "Pikui".
The name of the mountains probably comes from a Thracian or Illyrian origin.
Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast is an oblast (region) in western Ukraine. Its administrative center is the city of Ivano-Frankivsk. As is the case with most other oblasts of Ukraine this region has the same name as its administrative center – which was renamed by the Soviet Ukrainian authorities after the Ukrainian writer Ivan Franko on November 9, 1962. Population: 1,382,352 (2016 est.).
Lviv Oblast is an oblast (province) in western Ukraine. The administrative center of the oblast is the city of Lviv. Population: 2,534,174 (2016 est.).
The Beskids or Beskid Mountains are a series of mountain ranges in the Carpathians, stretching from the Czech Republic in the west along the border of Poland with Slovakia up to Ukraine in the east.
Stryi is a city located on the left bank of the river Stryi in Lviv Oblast (region) of western Ukraine 65 km to the south of Lviv. Serving as the administrative center of Stryi Raion (district), it is designated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. Its population is approximately 59,325 (2017 est.).
Divisions of the Carpathians are categorization of the Carpathian mountains system.
Bieszczady Mountains is a mountain range that runs from the extreme south-east of Poland and north-east of Slovakia through to western Ukraine. It forms the western part of the Eastern Beskids, and is more generally part of the Outer Eastern Carpathians. The mountain range is situated between the Łupków Pass and the Vyshkovskyi Pass. The highest peak of Bieszczady is Mt Pikui in Ukraine. The highest peak of the Polish part is Tarnica.
Morshyn is a small city located at the Eastern Carpathian Foothills within Ukraine's Lviv Oblast (region). Morshyn is designated as a city of oblast significance. Population: 6,037 (2013 est.).
The Zwinin is a mountain a few kilometers south of Stryi, Ukraine, in the Outer Eastern Carpathians.
Prykarpattia is a Ukrainian term for a Ciscarpathia, physical geographical region for the northeastern Cartpathian foothills.
The Western Beskids are a set of mountain ranges spanning the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland. Geologically the Western Beskids are part of the Outer Western Carpathians.
Verecke Pass or Veretsky Pass is a mountain pass in Ukraine, one of the most important passes of the Inner Eastern Carpathian Mountains.
The Skole Beskids is a mountain range in western Ukraine, belonging to the set of ranges called the Eastern Beskids, within the Outer Eastern Carpathians.
Eastern Carpathian Foothills as a geographical term designates transitional region in the western parts of Ukraine and northeastern parts of Romania, between Eastern Carpathian Mountains to the southwest and number of plain regions to the east and north. Its average elevation is around 300–500 m (980–1,640 ft) above sea level. The region stretches across Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi Oblasts and Suceava County.
Kalne is a village (selo) in Skole Raion, Lviv Oblast, of Western Ukraine. Village Kalne is located in the Ukrainian Carpathians within the limits of the Eastern Beskids in southern Lviv Oblast in Skole Raion. It is 150 kilometres (93 mi) from the city of Lviv, 80 kilometres (50 mi) from Stryi, and 40 kilometres (25 mi) from Skole. Local government — Khitarska village council.
The Sanok-Turka Mountains are a mountain range in the Eastern Beskids, within the Outer Eastern Carpathians. They are located in southern border section between Poland and Ukraine.
Zhupany is a village (selo) in Skole Raion, Lviv Oblast, of western Ukraine. It is located in the Skolivskyi district in the Ukrainian Carpathians, within limits of the Eastern Beskids on the border of the Zakarpattia Oblast. The village has around 1277 inhabitants.i Local government is administered by Zhupanivska village council.
Parashka – mountain in the Ukrainian Carpathians, the highest peak of the Parashka Range in the Skole Beskids. Highest peak reaches 1,268.5 metres (4,162 ft) above sea level. It is located at a distance 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north-west from the district center Skole and 118 kilometres (73 mi) from the regional center of Lviv.
The Opir and Stryi Rivers flow near the Mount as well. Gurkalo is a known waterfall on the River Velyka Richka. Pine and beech forests cover its slopes. It is a popular site for tourists.
Striysko-Syanskaya Verkhovina – part of Eastern Beskids within the Turka and Skole district, Lviv Oblast.
The Carpathians are a "subsystem" of a bigger Alps-Himalaya System that stretches from the western Europe all the way to southern Asia, and are further divided into "provinces" and "subprovinces". There are three major provinces (regions): Western Carpathians, Eastern Carpathians, and Southern Carpathians.
Striysko-Syanskaya Verkhovina is part of the Eastern Carpathians and is located in the upper reaches of rivers Opir River, Stryi River and San River.
On the territory there Protected areas Nadsyansky Regional Landscape Park, zakaznik "Pikui" and zakaznik Berdo.
Rosokhach – a small village (selo) in the Skole Raion, Lviv Oblast (province) of Western Ukraine.
Area of the village totals is 1,613 km2 and the population of the village is about 523 people. Local government is administered by Rosokhachska village council.
Skole Beskids National Nature Park covers the Skole Beskids Range of the Carpathian Mountains on the western edge of Ukraine. It was created in 1999 to protect the beech and beech-fir forests of Carpathians, and to provide for environmental, ecological, aesthetic, educational and recreational uses. The park is in the administrative districts of Skole, Drohobych, and Turka in Lviv Oblast.
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