Romaniv [Романів]. Map: III-8. Town smt (2011 pop 7,800) in eastern Volhynia; a raion center in Zhytomyr oblast. From 1933 to 2003 the town was called Dzerzhynsk. The village from which it developed existed as early as the 15th century. Romaniv has glass and brick factories and a food industry.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]