Kolomyia

Kolomyia, formerly known as Kolomea (Ukrainian: Коломия, romanized: Kolomyia, Polish: Kołomyja, German: Kolomea, Romanian: Colomeea, Yiddish: קאָלאָמיי), is a city located on the Prut River in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (province), in western Ukraine. It serves as the administrative centre of Kolomyia Raion (district). The city rests approximately halfway between Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi, in the centre of the historical region of Pokuttya, with which it shares much of its history. Kolomyia hosts the administration of Kolomyia urban hromada, one of the hromadas of Ukraine.[1] The population is 61,140 (2021 est.)[2].

Kolomyia
Коломия
Kolomyia
Location of Kolomyia
Kolomyia
Kolomyia (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 48°31′50″N 25°02′25″E
Country Ukraine
Oblast Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast
RaionKolomyia Raion
Area
  Total41 km2 (16 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)
  Total61,140
  Density1,494/km2 (3,870/sq mi)
Websitewww.ko.if.ua
City's administrative statistics at Verkhovna Rada web-site[permanent dead link]

The city is a notable railroad hub, as well as an industrial centre (textiles, shoes, metallurgical plant, machine works, wood and paper industry). It is a centre of Hutsul culture. Until 1925 the city was the most populous city in the region.