Pechenizhyn

Pechenizhyn [Pečenižyn]. Map: V-5. A town smt (2001 pop 5,324) in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains in Kolomyia raion, Ivano-Frankivsk oblast. It was first mentioned in historical documents in 1443. It has a furniture manufacturing complex and a building-materials factory. Its regional museum is dedicated to Oleksa Dovbush, who was born in the town.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]




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