Image - A belfry of the church in Kryvorivnia in the Hutsul region. Image - The Ivan Franko literary memorial museum in Kryvorivnia. Image - A Hutsul region landscape near Kryvorivnia.

Kryvorivnia [Криворівня; Kryvorivnja]. See Google Map; see EU map: V-5. A village (2019 pop 1,498) in Verkhovyna raion, Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, situated in the Hutsul region. Kryvorivnia was first mentioned in 1717. At the turn of the 20th century it was a favorite summer resort for Ivan Franko and other Ukrainian scholars and writers, such as Volodymyr Hnatiuk, Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky, Lesia Ukrainka, Olha Kobylianska, Les Martovych, Vasyl Stefanyk, and Hnat Khotkevych. In 1953 a literary memorial museum dedicated to Franko (a branch of the Lviv Franko Literary Memorial Museum) was opened there.

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

Image - A church in Kryvorivnia in the Hutsul region.

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