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Drohobych

the Drohobych Oblast was incorporated into the Lviv Oblast in 1959. In Soviet times, Drohobych became an important industrial center in Western Ukraine with highly developed oil-refining industry, machine building, woodworking industry, light industry, and food industry. thumb Town Hall (File:Drogobych.jpg) thumb Sixteenth-century Church of the Holy Cross, Drohobych (File:Україна Львівщина мiсто Дрогобич, Церква Чесного Хреста XVI ст. (4).jpg) thumb Basilian monastery of Saints Peter & Paul (File:Drohobych2.JPG) Demographics thumb 225px Drohobych Bell Tower (File:Дрогобыч. Колокольня костела Св. Варфоломея..jpg) thumb 225px St. George's Church, Drohobych (File:DrohobychCer3.JPG) (ca. 1500). The population of Drohobych throughout the years was: * 1931 — 32,300 inhabitants * 1959 — 42,000 inhabitants * 1978 — 65 998 inhabitants * 1989 — 77 571 inhabitants * 2001 — 79,119 inhabitants * 2010 — 78 368 inhabitants In the middle of eighteenth century, the town had a population of 2,200 (58,8%) Jews, 1,274 (34%) Roman Catholics, and 263 (7%) Greek Catholics. J. Motylkiewicz. "Ethnic Communities in the Towns of the Polish-Ukrainian Borderland in the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries". C. M. Hann, P. R. Magocsi ed. ''Galicia: A Multicultured Land''. University of Toronto Press. 2005. p. 37. In 1869, of the town's 16,880 inhabitants 28.7% were Ukrainian, 23.2% were Polish or Roman Catholic, and 47.7% were Jewish; in 1939, when the population was 34,600, the respective figures were 26.3%, 33.2%, and 39.9%. By 1959 Ukrainians constituted 70% of the town's population, Russians 22%, Poles 3%, and Jews 2%. In 1931, the total population of the Drohobych district was 194,456, distributed among different languages: Genealogy of Halychyna Eastern Galicia * Polish: 91,935 (47.3%) * Ukrainian: 79,214 (40.7%) * Yiddish: 20,484 (10.5%) In January 2007, the total population of the metropolitan area was over 103,000 inhabitants. Economy Industries currently based in the city include oil-refineries (refinery), chemicals (chemical industry), machinery, metallurgy, and food processing. Sights * St. George's Church, Drohobych (ca. 1500) * Ascension Church, Drohobych (late 15th century) * Holy Cross Church, Drohobych (early 16th century) * City Hall, Drohobych (1920s) * Synagogue, Drohobych (1842–1865) * St. Peter's and Paul's Monastery, Drohobych * Drohobych Museum Notable people from Drohobych thumb 225px Yuriy Drohobych (File:Дрогобыч. Памятник Юрию Дрогобычу..jpg) Monument Politics * Hryhoriy Kossak, Ukrainian military leader (born here) * Zenon Kossak, Ukrainian military and political leader (born here) * Andriy Melnyk, Ukrainian military and political leader (born near Drohobych) * David Horowitz (economist), Israeli economist and the first Governor of the Bank of Israel. The Arts * Ivan Franko, Ukrainian poet and writer, born in Nahuievychi, near Drohobych * Leopold Gottlieb, Jewish-Polish painter * Maurycy Gottlieb, Jewish-Polish painter * Ephraim Moses Lilien, Jewish-Zionist painter * Alfred Schreyer, Jewish-Polish vocalist and violinist * Bruno Schulz, Polish-Jewish writer, graphic artist and literary critic * Kazimierz Wierzyński, Polish poet and writer Other fields * Yuriy Drohobych, first doctor of medicine in Ukraine, 1481–1482 rector of the University of Bologna * Yaroslav Popovych, cyclist (born here) International relations Rabbi '''Yekusiel Yehuda Teitelbaum''' (1808–1883), known as the ''Yetev Lev'', was a Hasidic (Hasidic Judaism) ''Rebbe'' in Austria-Hungary. He was the son of Rabbi Eliezer Nison Teitelbaum, rabbi of Drubitsh (Drohobych), who was the son of the ''Yismach Moshe'' (Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum; famous Orthodox (Orthodox Judaism) rabbis are sometimes known by the titles of their religious works) of Ujhel (Sátoraljaújhely), Hungary. He was to become the grandfather of Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum, the rebbe of Satmar (Satmar (Hasidic dynasty)) who migrated to the United States after the Holocaust. Born near Drohobych, Galicia (Galicia (Central Europe)) into a peasant family. Between 1912 and 1914 he studied at the Higher School of Agriculture in Vienna. With the outbreak of the First World War, Melnyk served as an officer in the Austro-Hungarian army as a volunteer with the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen where he commanded a company. Due to his kind demeanor, he was referred to affectionately as "Lord Melnyk" by fellow Ukrainian and Austrian officers, who felt that he embodied the English concept of a gentleman which at that time had been an ideal in Central Europe. John Armstrong (1963). ''Ukrainian Nationalism''. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 36-39 Melnyk was taken prisoner by the Russians (Imperial Russia) in 1916. In captivity, Melnyk became a close associate of Yevhen Konovalets and joined the Ukrainian independence movement. The ''Pachad Yitzchok's'' youngest son, Rabbi Mordechai Shlomo (Mordechai Shlomo Friedman), remained in Vienna with his mother until the latter's death in 1922. Friedman, ''The Golden Dynasty'', p. 111. At that point he considered an offer to head the Hasidic community of Drohobych in Western Ukraine, and another offer to lead an organized ''chaburah'' (group) of Boyaner Hasidim on the Lower East Side of New York City. Brayer, ''The House of Rizhin'', p. 442. He embarked on an 11-month pilot trip to America in December 1925, and then spent another year weighing the pros and cons of moving to America before acceding to the request of the Boyaner Hasidim of New York to establish his court with them. He and his family arrived in New York in November 1927. Brayer, ''The House of Rizhin'', p. 443. There is a growing trend among some Israelis to visit Ukraine on a "roots trip" to follow the footsteps of Jewish life there. ''A mile in their shoes, By Moshe Gilad, RISU'' Among the place of interest are usually mentioned Kiev, where it is possible to trace the paths of Sholem Aleichem and Golda Meir; Zhytomyr and Korostyshiv, where one can follow the steps of Haim Nahman Bialik; Berdychiv, where one can trace the life of Mendele Mocher Sforim; Rivne, where one can follow the course of Amos Oz; Buchach - the path of S.Y. Agnon; Drohobych - the place of Maurycy Gottlieb and Bruno Schulz. - Drohobych Дрогобич (:uk:Дрогобич) Lviv Oblast align right O align right 79,119 - This site mentions three Josefbergs in Galicia. I havent got a detailed map to hand to check where they are in relation to Lviv. Presumably Josefsberg was a village in one of the three raions - Drohobych, Strochabiez or Stryi. Jameswilson (User:Jameswilson) 00:39, 22 March 2006 (UTC) '''Junak Drohobycz''' was a Polish (Poland) soccer team, located in Drohobycz (now Drohobych, Ukraine), on the historic territory of Kresy Wschodnie (Polish Eastern Borderlands). It was disbanded by the Soviet (Soviet Union) occupying authorities in the fall of 1939, following Soviet attack on Eastern Poland (Polish September Campaign). In early months of the war, members of Junak created the White Couriers, a boyscouting organization, which smuggled hundreds of persons from the area of Lwow to Hungary, across the Soviet-Hungarian border in the Carpathians. Oil industry According to the media, Privat Group owns significant shares in Ukrnafta and NPK Halychyna, controlling their business. Ukrnafta is the half-state-owned national oil company, dealing with extraction of petroleum and gas condensate (natural gas condensate), as well as retailing gasoline through its large gas station network. NPK Halychyna owns and operates an oil refinery in Drohobych, Lviv Oblast.


Jinhua

. For instance, Yiwu is characterized by its light-industry (Light industry) commodities, Yongkang (Yongkang, Zhejiang) by its automobile-and-motorcycle accessories and mechanical and electric tools, Dongyang by its clothing, architecture and magnetic materials (Magnet), the City Proper by its pharmacy, construction materials and industrial measures, Lanxi (Lanxi, Zhejiang) by its non-ferrous metal, cement, towels and daily chemicals, and Pujiang County


Weihai

.shtml Weather China date July 2011 Economy Weihai is a commercial port and major fishing center (fishing industry in China) with some light industries (light industry). Due to its close proximity to South Korea, Weihai also has a large Korean business community and receives many Korean tourists. Weihai is also a key production area for peanuts and fruit. Industrial Zone '''Weihai Economic & Technological Development Zone''' Weihai Economic and Technological Development


Andijan

established in the city during that period. After Soviet (Soviet Union) rule was established in late December 1917, both light (Light industry) and heavy (Heavy industry) industries developed significantly. Andijan became the first city in Uzbekistan to be fully supplied with natural gas. Andijan remains an important industrial city in independent Uzbekistan. There are 48 large industrial plants and about 3,000 small and medium enterprises in the city


Sedgemoor

Bridgwater Rural District Rivers *River Parrett *River Brue *River Huntspill *King's Sedgemoor Drain Battles *Battle of Sedgemoor 1685 Industry Light industry now predominates, but traditional trades including peat extraction, willow crafts and cider making may still be found, in addition to livestock farming. The River


Northern Cyprus

the public sector, trade, tourism and education. The revenues gained by the education sector in 2011 was $400 million. Industry (light manufacturing) contributes 22% of GDP and agriculture 9%.


Almaty

significantly. The economically active population of the city grew from 104,000 in 1919 to 365,000 in 1968. In 1967 the city had 145 enterprises, with the bulk of these being light industrial (Light industry) and food industries, which was slightly different from a typical Soviet city where the bias was usually towards heavy industry and capital goods production. Dmoz:Regional Asia Kazakhstan Localities Almaty WikiPedia:Almaty Commons:Category:Almaty


Second Polish Republic

DATE OF BIRTH August 13, 1929 PLACE OF BIRTH Równe (Rivne), Poland (Second Polish Republic) (now Rivne, Ukraine) DATE OF DEATH April 10, 2010


NASA

and light industrial (light industry) areas. Merritt Island is an island. The construction of the Crawlerway in the north (for NASA space vehicles to move to the launch pad over Banana Creek (Banana River)) connected Merritt Island to a mainland peninsula. To the west and south it is separated by the Indian River Lagoon and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. The east side of Merritt Island splits and is divided by Sykes Creek and Newfound Harbor


Tokyo

The '''Nippon Kangyo Bank, Ltd.''' 株式会社日本勧業銀行 Kabushiki-gaisha Nippon Kangyō Ginkō extra lit. Japan Bank for Encouragement of Industry was founded in 1897 as a governmental institution providing long-term light industrial (light industry) and agricultural (agriculture) loans under the ''Nippon Kangyo Bank Act'' of 1896. The Industrial Bank of Japan was also founded in 1902, providing long-term heavy industrial (heavy industry) loans. Nippon Kangyo Bank had offices only in Tokyo and Osaka, leaving nationwide local services in the charge of its subsidiary '''Noko Bank''' (lit. Agricultural and Industrial Bank). Noko Banks were established in each prefecture (prefectures of Japan), except for Hokkaidō (''see Hokkaido Takushoku Bank''). Scandal thumb DKB Head Office near the Imperial Palace (Image:Mizuho Bank headoffice viewd from Hibiya Park.jpg) in Tokyo, now known as Mizuho Bank Head Office (Mizuho Bank Head Office Building) During the Japanese asset price bubble of the late 1980s Japanese banks, including DKB, granted increasingly risky loans. What was worse, DKB financed not only risky companies but also Yakuza, crime organizations (organized crime), in order to invest in capital resources much more easily than its competitors. Above all, loans to sōkaiya amounted to 30 billion JPY (Japanese yen). thumb Fuji Bank Head Office in Tokyo (Image:Mizuho Financial Group (headquarters).jpg), now Mizuho Financial Group Headqaurters WikiPedia:Tokyo Dmoz:Regional Asia Japan Prefectures Tokyo Commons:Category:Tokyo


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