Information about Lviv, Ukraine
Lviv (Lvov in Russian) is a major industrial and cultural center on the Western region of Ukraine. The population of Lviv is around 900 000 peoples.
Climate in the Lviv region is temperate continental, mild with high humidity with the rainiest part in mountains. The highest temperature in summer is around 35C and the lowest in winter –30C.
Lviv is a very beautiful and cozy European city with unique architecture and lots nice restaurants and cafés. Is is famous for its ancient cathedrals, churches, museums, art galleries, theatres.
Lviv was founded as a fort in the mid-13th century by Prince Danylo Halitski, and named after his son Lev (Leo). Lviv was located on the crossroads of trade routes that made it the center of trade and commerce and led to its rapid economic development.
Two hours ride from Lviv and you are in the Carpathian Mountains. Mountain hills in the Carpathian Mountains are covered with snow about 5 month during a year. You can find there ski lodges and health centers located near places suitable for skiing and snowboarding.
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