Boryslav

Name in English: 
  • Boryslav
Names in Ukrainian: 
  • Борислав
Names in Polish: 
Borysław
Historical-cultural region: 
Eastern Galicia
Administrative District : 
Lviv region
Coordinates: 
49°17′17″ 23°25′36″
Boryslav, a town on the banks of the Tysmenytsa, a tributary of the Dnister, at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains.. Boryslaw is first mentioned in 1387, and known as a town in 1690. Jews arrived here in the second half of the 19th century, after
petroleum and gas deposits were discovered there.
Community: 
Boryslav