• Tysmenytsia District Council
    Tysmenytsia District Council
  • Lypivka village
    Lypivka village
  • Kryivka, Klubivtsi village
    Kryivka, Klubivtsi village
  • Pshenychnyky village
    Pshenychnyky village
  • Spirit Well, Yezupil settlement
    Spirit Well, Yezupil settlement
  • Church of the Assumption of Our Lady, Pohonia village
  • The spiritual complex in the village of Novi Kryvotuly
    The spiritual complex in the village of Novi Kryvotuly
  • Taras Shevchenko monument , Lysets settlement
    Taras Shevchenko monument , Lysets settlement
  • The sculpture Guardian Angel on the road Tysmenytsia-Ivano-Frankivsk
    The sculpture Guardian Angel on the road Tysmenytsia-Ivano-Frankivsk
  • The monument of  Vasyl Savchuk nick
    The monument of Vasyl Savchuk nick "Steel", the head of OUN-UPA Bukovyna in the village of Yamnytsia

General information about Tysmenytsia district

Tysmenytsia district has a long history. Its territory was inhabited since ancient times, as evidenced Late Parking (40-11 thousand BC), found near the villages of Dovhe, Roshniv, Stryhantsi and around Tysmenytsia in the tract "Tomb (Mohyla)". At Neolithic period (6-4 thousand BC) the district master carrier Linear Pottery Culture - the first farmers and herders who base their settlement (village of Markivtsi, Pavlivka). Attractions Tripoli culture we find villages near Kozyno, Markivtsi, Odai and Khomiakivka. Late Bronze Age monuments and ancient settlement Gava culture (village of Homyakivka, city of Tysmenytsia). Burial complex times Przeworsk culture (IV-V centuries BC.) was discovered near the village of Pidpechery in 2016 .

In the early 10th century modern land of Tysmenytsia were included in the Kievan Rus. In the mid-10th century there is Great White (unbaptized) Croatia - the first Slavic state formation of Prykarpattya. In 1199-1349 - an integral part of Galicia-Volyn principality. From 1349 to 1772, our land was occupied by Poland.

The first records of settlements in written sources late XIV-mid XVI century: Tysmenytsia (1062), Tiaziv (1222), Lypivka (1349), Drahomyrchany (1378), Cherniiv (1387), Chornoliztsi (1390), Zahvizdia (1394), Staryi Lysets (1416), Bratkivtsi (1427), Markivtsi (1435), Stari Kryvotuly (1436), Uhryniv (1440), Yamnytsia (1444), Klubivtsi (1520), Pavlivka (1586), Radcha (1606).

In 1448 Tysmenytsia received Magdeburg Law. At this time craft (furriery and sewing craft, pottery, blacksmithing, carpentry, joinery, weaving) and trade were developed.

In 1772, as a result of the first partition of Poland, Galicia and Tysmenychchyna particular, was annexed to the Austrian Empire, which was dominated until 1918. In 1834 fur factory was built in Tysmenytsia. 

After the abolition of serfdom in 1848, is the awakening of national consciousness. In 1868 in Lviv based cultural and educational society "Prosvita". Organized sports and cultural and educational society "Sokil", "Sich", "Plast", "Ridna Shkola", "Vidrodzennia", "Silsyi hospodar" and others. In 1906 the economic and horticultural school was founded in the village of Myluvannia.

The first world war of 1914-1918 brought countless misery and trouble on the fate of the Ukrainiansin Tysmenytsia district:  thousands dead and hundreds of thousands crippled, famine and epidemics, the repression and the destruction of region's infrastructure. With the outbreak of war it had created a military unit – the Legion of Ukrainian Sich Riflemen, who became famous in numerous battles against the Russian army.

After the collapse of Austria-Hungary in November 1918 announced the establishment of the West Ukrainian National Republic (ZUNR). At the same time began the formation of the national army, the Ukrainian Galician Army (UHA). On 22 January 1919 the Ukrainian population of Galicia and Tysmenytsia all welcomed the historic Act of unification – unification of the ZUNR with the Ukrainian National Republic (UNR). Poland, Russia and Romania started the war against the Ukrainian state after the proclamation of the ZUNR. In the summer of 1919 Tysmenytcia was occupied by Polish troops.

Interwar period was characterized by constant harassment, oppression and repression of the Ukrainian population by occupation authorities. Against the Polish policy of "pacification" strongly opposed illegal Front of  National Unity and the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN).

Since the Second World War and the fall of Poland in autumn 1939 Galicia was occupied by the Soviet army. Two years of Bolshevism  is murdered tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands of victims of repression, prohibition of all Ukrainian.

The German-Soviet War of 1941-1945 is the most tragic page in the history of Tysmenytcia district and Ukraine as a whole. Germans came in place of the Soviet occupiers.

The Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) was created In October 1942. Many natives people of Tysmenytsia District become members of the OUN-UPA. Ukrainian opposition to communism lasted until the middle of 1950 early 1960's.

From 1944 until 1991 Tysmenytsia  again is in terms of the Communist regime. During this period, the Ukrainian population passed through the famine in 1946-1947, the repression that lasted until the mid-1980s, the liquidation of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) in 1946, collectivization, Russification.

On August 24, 1991 the independence of Ukraine was proclaimed. Since that time, our country has entered a new stage of historical development.

People of Tysmenytsia district were active participants of the Orange revolution (22 November 2004 - 26 December 2004) and the revolution of Dignity (from 21 Nov 2013 to Feb 2014).

Thousands of patriots  have been defending the independence and unity of Ukraine with the beginning of Russian aggression since 2014. A lot of the Ukrainian patriots gave their lives in the struggle against the Russian occupiers.


- Yov Kniahynytskyi (BL. 1550-1621), Tysmenytsia, Ukrainian churchman, lecturer of the Ostroh school, founder of the Great (Manyava) Skete (1612). In 2004, canonized locally venerated saints.

- Pamvo  Berynda ( XVI century. - 1632), Yezupil, Ukrainian cultural, linguist, lexicographer, printer, engraver, author of the first Ukrainian printed dictionary “Leksykon slovenoroskyi” (1627).

- Ivan Smytsniuk (1770-1843), Yamnytsia, a retired soldier, a defender of the rights and freedoms of the local peasantry.

- Ivan Ozarkevych (1795-1854), Dragomyrchany, priest, social activist, educator, playwright, poet, translator, artist, organizer of Amateur theater in Kolomyia, which carried out the first in Halychyna to the Ukrainian public performance

- Kost Horbal (1836-1903) – Tysmenytsia, teacher, writer, social-cultural activist. Graduated from Chernivtsi school (1861), Lviv University (1864). In 1865 he published and edited the magazine “Nyva”, 1867 – the newspaper “Rus”. He taught in the public schools of Ternopil, Stryi and Peremyshl. Actively worked for the development of the spiritual life of Halychyna , the Ukrainian writing. Major works: “Memoirs from a young age, an autobiographical narrative, “Mother”, “Exit post” and “the Three brothers looking for a destiny”, as well as political essays, humorous and satirical feuilletons.

- Yulian Tselevych (1843-1892),  Pavlivka, Ukrainian historian, ethnographer, teacher, Ph. D., author of “The History of Manyava Skete” (1887), the researcher opryshkivska people's movement.

- Yosyp Huryk (1853-1924), Uhryniv, farmer, public figure, a bricklayer (Builder of bridges, in Stanislav – railway bridge). The Ambassador of Halychyna Seim in 1889-1895 and 1901-1907.

- Yan Hanus (1858-1887), Kolodiivka, famous Polish linguist and Slavist, Professor of the University of Vienna. Author of articles on Ukrainian language and linguistics.

- Kost Levytskyi (1859-1941), Tysmenytsia, famous  political and public figure, historian, and jurist. Since November 1918. – Chairman of the State Secretariat of ZUNR, later – Chairman of the government Commission on electoral reform. In July 1941, the founder, Chairman of the National Council in Lviv.

Martyn Koroliuk (1866-1928), Cherniiv, Ukrainian cultural and public figure, multi-year village chief, a member of the Ukrainian Radical Party. Figure ZUNR. The delegate of the Ukrainian National Council ZUNR from Stanislav County.

- Ivan Petrushevych (1875-1950), Yezupil, Ukrainian writer, playwright, translator, social-cultural activist of the Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and America. He studied at the universities of Lviv, Heidelberg, Yen. Was a figure of the Ukrainian society “Prosvita”. 1913 – in exile. Cooperated with the Ukrainian diplomatic mission of the UNR, was Secretary of the diplomatic missions of ZUNR in London (1920-1923).

- Pavlo Volosenko (1876-1958), Tysmenytsia – engineer, social activist. Member of the Shevchenko scientific society. One of the leaders of the Ukrainian radical party. In 1909 he moved to Kharkiv, where he opened a Bureau of sanitary service. In 1918 he worked in the Ministry of transport of the UPR. In the 1920s he taught at the Lviv Polytechnic. From 1926 – the owner of a construction company in Lviv. One of the founders of the Ukrainian technical society; member societies a “Foundation”, “Enlightenment”. The designer and Builder of the “Ukrainian people's House” in Tysmenytsia (1906).

- Dmytro Katamai (1887-1935), Yamnytsia, the Ukrainian military, writer and editor, social activist. The author of the project of small headdress – the so-called “mazepynky”.

- Vasyl Savchak (pseudo: “Falcon”, “Steel”, (1922-1950), Yamnytsia, the circuit conductor of the OUN in Kolomyia town (1944-1945), the circuit conductor OUN Bukovyna (beginning 1945-1950). Knight Of The Silver Cross Of Merit. He died in October 1950 in a battle with the MGB.

- Roman Fedoriv (1925-2001),  Bratkivtsi, a prominent Ukrainian writer, editor of the magazine “the Bell”. Winner of the National prize of Ukraine Taras Shevchenko (1993).

- Volodymyr Voitsiuk (1930-2010)- Yezupil, Ukrainian teacher, member of the Union of regional specialists of the Carpathian region. Patron of the Patriotic film “Famine-33”, “Unconquered” and “Atentat – Autumn murder in Munich”; the bronze monument on the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the proclamation of the West Ukrainian people's Republic (called Ivano-Frankivsk).

- Ostap Hnatiuk (1933-2004), Kozyna, artist, painter, graphic artist, member of the National Union of artists of Ukraine in 1965. Major works: mosaic “Partyzany,” “The girl and the Cossack”; “Master of the valley”, “Oleksa Dovbush”; triptych “Taras Shevchenko – a poet of all peoples in the world”, “Hutsul’s love”; the series “Seasons in the Carpathians”, “The legend of Oleksa Dovbush,” A village beyond  Dnister river”, “Sailing yacht,” “My Prydniprovia”, “Far mountain Khomiak” , “Danylo Halytskyi  in March,” “Autumn in Ham custom forest”, “Montenegro”, “Hutsul wedding”, “Oleksa Dovbush and robbers”, “Cossack holiday” and many others.

- Oleg Lysheha (1949-2014), Tysmenytsia, Ukrainian poet, playwright and translator. In 2000 received the award of the PEN club for the best poetical translation of the book into English “Oleg Lysheha’s selected poems”. In 2010 a book “Friend Li Bo, brother Du Fu” entered into a long list of awards of the Ukrainian service Bi-Bi-Si “book of the year Bi-Bi-Si”. In 2013 a collection “Great bridge” was a winner of the award “Litigant of the year 2012”.

- Jakob Freud, the father of the world famous Austrian psychologist and psychiatrist igmund Freud was born in Tysmenytsia in 1815.


Tysmenytsia District formed by 11 March 1982.

Tysmenytsia District is situated in the northeastern part of the Ivano-Frankivsk region. Distance from district center to the city Ivano-Frankivsk - 11 km.

Tysmenytsia borders on Galych in the north, Tlumach - in the east, Nadvirna and Kolomyia - in the south, Bohorodchany – in the south-west and Kalush - in the north-west. The north-east border on Ternopil region.


Water resources are rivers Dniester, Bystrytsia Solotvynska, Bystrytsia Nadvirnianska, Vorona, Strymba and other small rivers, lakes and ponds of natural and artificial origin.

Land resources, soils. Soils in the south-east and east the district sod-podzol and chernozem-meadow, and in the northeast - carbonate and clay and sand.

Relief - hilly, cut by deep valleys. The highest point - 435 meters above sea level.

Subsoil. Tysmenytsia district is rich on marl, limestone, gravel, sand, clay. There are mineral springs in villages Chornoliztci, Drahomyrchany, Staryi Lysetc, Uhryniv.

The climate is continental. The average July temperature is + 18C, January -5C. The average annual precipitation is 600-800 mm. The snow cover unstable (40-80 days).

Flora. There are common ash, field maple, oak, beech, hornbeam, linden, birch, alder, bird cherry tree, cherry, sweet cherry in district. Operates five forest districts.

Fauna. For mixed-forest zone area the most common species such as elk, deer, wild boar, squirrel, pine marten, badger, forest dormouse, for meadows and bogs are found vole forest, forest and field mice, shrew, mole, hare-hare, foxes, wolves.

Birds - grouse, grouse, capercaillie, starling, wild duck, corncrake, gray partridge, quail, oriole, shrike, woodpecker, seagull, white stork, spotted flycatcher, tree pipit, berestyanka, blackbird and song thrush, cuckoo etc. Reptiles - common viper, grass snake, lizard etc. Amphibians - triton, frogs etc. Insects - mosquitoes, bark beetle, chafer, horse-fly.


39 companies from various economic activities represent industrial sector of the district.

The largest enterprises of the region: JSC "Cement", JSC plant TOS "Barva", Ltd. "Padano Chemical Compounds", LLC "Dena Metal Ukraine", LLC "Arion", JV "MPV-Ukraine", OJSC "Fur Company" Tysmenytsia", LLC" Tyshutrolyuks" and others.


There are operates 47 medical institutions in the district:

- Central district hospital in settlement of Lysets (specialized hospital with 170 beds and polyclinic departments for 245 visits per shift);

- Tysmenytsia city hospital (hospital for 110 beds and polyclinic department for 272 visits per shift);

- Yezupil city hospital (30 beds and polyclinic department for 52 visits per shift);

- 9 medical ambulatories general practice family medicine;

- 35 health posts;

- Tysmenytsia TB Dispensary;

- Pohonia neuropsychiatric internat.


The office of social defense of population (50social worker) and The territorial automated center of social service (31 social worker) implements functions of social welfare in district. There are hospital of maintenance of single and elderly persons operates and  assists in village of Cherniyiv.


There are 43 schools (the first degree - 4 (including one Complex Upbringe and Education - CUE), I-II degree - 17 (including 5 CUE), I-III - 22 (including one specialized school with advanced study certain subjects, 8 CUE), house of Children and Youth Creativity, District children and youth sports school, 8 nursery school in district.

The total number of pupils in the schools of the district is 7982 persons, the learning process in schools providing 1,126 teachers.


There are 51 cultural institutions and 49 libraries (including 3 children), 2 centers of culture and leisure (in city of Tysmenytsia and settlement of Yezupil) in the district. And 8 museums:

-Museum of History of Tysmenytsia named after Stepana Gavryliuk (city Tysmenytsia, St. Kostia Levitskogo, 4)

- Local Lore Museum named after Juliana Tselevycha (village of Pavlivka),

-People's Museum "Ethnographer" (village of Slobidka),

-Local Lore Museum (settlement of Yezupil),

-Historical Museum (village of Silets),

-Museum of the History of the Village of Lypivka (Village of Lypivka)

-Museum of History Village and the School (Village of Pshenychnyky))

There are 29 collectives that are "national amateur" and 3 collectives with the title "classic amateur."


There are 143 sports facilities in district:

-  stadiums (with stands for 1,500 seats or more) - 1,

-  gyms – 24

-  rooms for fitness classes - 18 (with training equipment – 3);

-  playgrounds - 96 (grounds with training equipment – 1, football fields – 33, other grounds – 59, grounds with synthetic coating – 6).

There are 28 youth and 28 adult soccer teams in district (participating in the annual District Championships) and 12 volleyball teams.

District children and youth sports school (DCYSS) develops of sport and promotes healthy lifestyles among young people. There are work in orienteering, judo, table tennis, boxing, sambo, basketball and football. There are 608 children engaged of these sports classes, 19 coaches who teach classes in 22 towns of the district.

The pride of the district among young athletes is:

- Stuy Khrystyna (village of Uhryniv, international master of sports of athletics),

- Andriy Gudz (village of Pidpechery, silver medalist world in the orienteering, Finland 2015)

- Ruslana Zinko (village of Myluvannia, a member of the team district, champion in judo),

- Ihor Halahuz, Andrii Jus, Ruslan Som, Ihor Cherneha (masters of sports, a members of the national team of Ukraine in boxing)

- Mariana Ivanyshyn (master of sports of Ukraine, member of the national team of Ukraine on women's football) and others.

Much attention is paid to the holding of cultural and sporting events:

- Annually Cup district to the Independence Day of Ukraine and football tournaments in memory of Viacheslav Chornovil and of soldiers in Afghanistan (memory of Volodymyr Sebedyn - Pidlissia, memory of Petro Maister - Stari Kryvotuly, memory of Mikhailo Prysiazhniuk – Slobidka, Ivan Krasnetskyi Memorial Cup - Bratkivtsi)

- Road runs on village’s district;

- International boxing tournament in memory wizard sport of boxing Mytsyk Petro;

- Basketball tournament memory of Ihor Sushchynskoho – Yezupil.


Number of district organizationsofpolitical parties – 78.

Number of public organizations – 42.

Number of religious organizations – 82.

Of them:

UGCC (Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church) -55

Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (Ukrainian Orthodox Church) - 8

UOC-KP (Ukrainian Orthodox Church Kiev Patriarchate) - 6

RCC (Roman Catholic Church) - 2

All-Ukrainian Union of Associations of Evangelical Christians Baptists - 2

All-Ukrainian Union of Christians of Evangelical Faith - Pentecostal - 2

Witnesses religious organization of Jehovah God - 4

Organizations Ukrainian Christian Evangelical Church "Renaissance" - 1


Our Lady of the Sign (village Posich);

Church of the Assumption of Our Lady of the Order of St. Basil the Great (village Pohonia);

Missionary Society of St. Andrew (monastery, city Tysmenytsia).

The place of historical pilgrimage is "Spirit Well" (settlement of Yezupil).

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