Bolekhiv [Bolexiv]. Map: IV-4. City (2017 pop 10,623) on the Sukil River (a tributary of the Svicha River) in Dolyna raion, Ivano-Frankivsk oblast. Bolekhiv has been known from the 14th century as a salt-producing town. It has a forest-products industry, a tannery, and a salt factory.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]