Information about Ternopil (Ternopol), Ukraine
Ternopil (Ternopol in Russian) is a large cite in Western part of Ukraine located on the bank of Sirets River. The city Ternopil was founded in 1540 as Polish military fortress and a castle. Ternopil is situated within a 130 km distance from Lviv. The population of Ternopil is around 222,000 people.
Ternopil is one of the industrial centers in Ukraine. Light industry, machine engineering and metalworking are the leading industries in Ternopil.
There are a lot of ancient architectural monuments in Ternopil. Among the most famous are the Old Castle, the Church of Natality, the Dominucan Polish Roman Catholic Church and the Church of the Exaltation of the Cross.