Irshava [Iršava]. Map: V-4. Town smt (2001 pop 9,515) on the Irshava River at the foot of the Volcanic Ukrainian Carpathians and a raion center in Transcarpathia oblast. It was first mentioned in 1341. It has an abrasives plant, an industrial-machine-repair plant, several food-processing plants, a cotton-textiles mills, and a furniture factory. Lignite coal, limestone, and marble are mined in its vicinity.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1989).]

List of related links from Encyclopedia of Ukraine pointing to Irshava entry:

A referral to this page is found in 3 entries.

Click Home to get to the IEU Home page; to contact the IEU editors click Contact.
To learn more about IEU click About IEU and to view the list of donors and to become an IEU supporter click Donors.  

©2001 All Rights Reserved. Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies.