General information about Ivano-Frankivsk

Ivano-Frankivsk is an administrative, economic and cultural center of the region. The city occupies the territory of 3.89 thousand hectares. The population is more than 240 thousand on January 1, 2008.

Today Ivano-Frankivsk is the city with considerable industrial, economic and scientific potential, with extensive opportunities for the development of both domestic interregional and foreign intergovernmental relations. The city has a positive outlook because it is situated close to the Carpathian Mountains which are a unique region for tourism, rest and recreation. The geographic center of Europe is situated on the southern slopes of the mountains, 130 km from Ivano-Frankivsk. Picturesque lands of Hutsulshchyna, Pokuttia, Opillia, Boykivshchina give a chance for the guests of Precarpathian region to understand the soul of Ukrainian people better, to fall in love with Ukrainian songs, and to wonder at mountain legends.

In our city, there are elegant models of the baroque style of architecture that enchant with its peculiarity. Architectural heritage in Ivano-Frankivsk has ancient European roots and is the sign of our central European identification. The historical and cultural product, which attracts tourists, results from various interactions, dialogues and different cultures that are unique in our city.

Distances from Ivano-Frankivsk to ...

... the neighboring regional centers and some cities in Ukraine

Lviv 130 km
Chernivtsi 130 km
Ternopil 140 km
Uzhgorod 289 km
Kyiv 550 km
Odesa 816 km
Dnipro 939 km

... some European Capitals

Warsaw 530 km
Budapest 650 km
Bratislava 815 km
Prague 900 km
Berlin 990 km
London 2500 km

... the border with ...

Romania (customs checkpoint "Porubne") 180 km
Poland (customs checkpoint "Mostys'ka") 200 km
Slovakia (customs checkpoint "Uzhgorod") 300 km
Hungary (customs checkpoint "Chop") 320 km