Posts Tagged 'Rakhiv'

Rakhiv is the most high-mountainous city and the regional center in Ukraine. It is located in a northeast part of the Transcarpathian area in a mountain hollow at height of 430 m. above sea level. Thanks to a geographical arrangement, the unique nature and original Hutsul culture Rakhiv known, as one of the most popular tourist-recreational centres of Ukraine.

The geographical center of Europe in the Carpathians

The geographical center of Europe in the Carpathians

In the village Dilove of Rakhiv rural district of Transcarpathia there is the geographical center of Europe. 1887 there was installed stone column on which it was written in Latin: “Permanent, precise, eternal place. Very accurate, with a special device, manufactured in Austria-Hungary, on a scale of meridians and parallels, set the center of Europe. Year 1887″.