Deliatyn

Image - Deliatyn: the building of the Marko Cheremshyna Memorial Museum. Image - The Prut River near Deliatyn.

Deliatyn [Deljatyn], formerly known as Diliatyn. Map: V-5. Town smt (2001 pop 8,288) in Nadvirna raion, Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, situated on the Prut River. The earliest known reference to the town was made in 1400. There are lumber and food-processing complexes and a woodworking factory located there. Until 1939 it was the site of a salt refinery and salt baths. The town also has a literary memorial museum dedicated to Marko Cheremshyna, who lived there from 1906 to 1912.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]


Image - Belfry in the Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God in Deliatyn. Image - The Roman Catholic Church of Saint Francis in Deliatyn Image - The vicinity of Deliatyn.


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