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Discover Luka in Ukraine

Luka in the region of L'vivs'ka is a town located in Ukraine - some 248 mi or ( 399 km ) West of Kiev , the country's capital .

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Local time in Luka is now 01:17 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Kiev " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Chişinău, Oradea, Iaşi, Cluj-Napoca, and Zolochiv. When in this area, you might want to check out Chişinău . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Luka ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Zolochiv Castle

Zolochiv Castle was a residence of the Sobieski noble family on a hill at the confluence of two small rivers in the south-eastern part of Zolochiv, Galicia. The rectangular fort was built in 1634-36 by Jakub Sobieski using the labor of enslaved Crimean Tatars. The Sobieski castle comprised solid walls in a then current Dutch style, with four pentagonal towers at each corner, and the so-called "grand palace".

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Located at 49.80 24.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Lviv Oblast, Castles in Ukraine, Museums in Lviv Oblast, Palaces in Ukraine

Aeroflot Flight 8381

Aeroflot Flight 8381 was the designation on a scheduled flight of a two-engined Tupolev Tu-134 which departed Tallinn Airport in Estonia, at 10:38 am on 3 May 1985, for Chişinău in Moldova, making a stopover at Lviv, Ukraine. While descending to Lviv in overcast weather, it collided at 12:13 with a Soviet Air Force Antonov An-26 which had just taken off from Lviv. The collision occurred at an altitude of 13,000 feet.

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Located at 49.84 24.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 1985 in the Soviet Union, Accidents and incidents involving military aircraft, Accidents and incidents involving the Antonov An-26, Accidents and incidents involving the Tupolev Tu-134, Aeroflot accidents and incidents, Airliner accidents and incidents involving mid-air collisions, Aviation accidents and incidents caused by air traffic controller error, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1985, Aviation accidents and incidents in Ukraine, Aviation accidents and incidents in the Soviet Union, History of Lviv Oblast, Mid-air collisions

Huta Pieniacka massacre

The Huta Pieniacka massacre was a massacre of the Polish inhabitants of the village Huta Pieniacka, located in modern-day Ukraine, which took place on February 28, 1944. Estimates of the number of victims range from 500 to 1,200. Polish and Ukrainian historians disagree over the responsibility for the Huta Pienacka massacre. According to the Polish Institute of National Remembrance, the action was committed by the 14th subunit of the '1st Ukrainian' Grenadier Division of the Waffen-SS.

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Located at 49.90 25.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: 1944 in Poland, History of Poland (1939–1945), Mass murder in 1944, Massacres in Ukraine, Massacres of Poles in Eastern Galicia, Poland–Ukraine relations, World War II crimes in Poland, World War II massacres

Huta Pieniacka

Huta Pieniacka (Ukrainian: Гута Пеняцька, Huta Penyats'ka) – was an ethnic Polish village of about 1,000 inhabitants, until 1939 located in Tarnopol Voivodeship, Poland (modern-day Ukraine). The site of what was once the village is currently located some 50 km from Ternopil, beside the village of Holubytsia in Brody Raion of Lviv Oblast of Ukraine.

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Located at 49.90 25.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Former populated places in Ukraine, History of Poland (1939–1945)

Zboriv

Zboriv is a small town in Ternopil Oblast, west Ukraine. It is located in the historical region of Galicia. The population is 7,400 (2001). It is administrative center of the Zboriv Raion. The town (located 35 km northwest of Ternopil, and 85 km southeast of Lviv) lies on Strypa River.

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Located at 49.67 25.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Cities in Ternopil Oblast