Zakarpattia Region

Zakarpattia Region

The Zakarpattia Region (or Transcarpathia) is the nation’s westernmost oblast incorporated into the Ukrainian SSR during WWII in 1945. The province borders upon four countries: Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania. Separated from the rest of Ukraine by the Ukrainian Carpathians and linked to it only by some mountain passes (Uzhotskyy, Veretskyy, Yablunytskyy and others), Zakarpattia […]