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Ovruch Destination Guide

Discover Ovruch in Ukraine

Ovruch in the region of Zhytomyrs'ka with its 16,398 habitants is a town located in Ukraine - some 96 mi or ( 155 km ) North-West of Kiev , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Ovruch

Local time in Ovruch is now 07:07 AM (Saturday) . 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: Vilnius, Zhytkavichy, Pyetrykaw, Minsk, and Mazyr. When in this area, you might want to check out Vilnius . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ovruch ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Ovruch is a city in the Zhytomyr Oblast of northern Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Ovruch Raion. The current estimated population is around 17,000 (as of 2005). It is home to Ovruch air base. Ovruch originated as an important town of Kievan Rus, first mentioned as Vruchiy in 977. Later after the sack of Iskorosten it became the capital city of Drevlian. In 1483, Crimean Tatars destroyed the settlement.

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Located at 51.32 28.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Cities in Zhytomyr Oblast

Ovruch (air base)

Ovruch (also Ovruch Southwest) is an air base in Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine located 8 km southwest of Ovruch. There are three large parking areas for fighters. The base appears to have capacity for about 50 planes. Units stationed at Ovruch include the 4070 BRSV, with just over 140 Su-17 aircraft as of 1992).

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Located at 51.27 28.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Soviet Air Force bases, Soviet Naval Aviation bases, Ukrainian Navy

Pershotravneve (UTS)

Pershotravneve is a town in Ovruch Raion, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine. The population was 2,620 (as of 2001).

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Located at 51.39 28.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Urban-type settlements in Zhytomyr Oblast

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Ovruch