Berehove


Berehove

Berehove ( _uk. Берегове; _hu. Beregszász; _ry. Берегово; _ru. Берегово, translit. "Beregovo", Czech and Slovak:Berehovo, _yi. בערעגסאז, "beregsaz", _de. Bergsaß) is a city located in the Zakarpattia Oblast (province) in western Ukraine, near the border with Hungary. Serving as the administrative center of the Berehivskyi Raion (district), the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast.

Demographics

The current estimated population is around 26,100 (as of 2004).

In 2001, ethnic groups included: [http://www.ukrcensus.gov.ua/eng/results/general/nationality/Zakarpattia/]
* 48.1% Hungarians
* 38.9% Ukrainians
* 6.4% Gypsies
* 5.4% Russians

Notable citizens

*Hugo Gryn Rabbi (1930-1996) was born here on 1 February 1930 and became well-known as a broadcaster in Britain.

The parents of Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman lived there before emigrating to the United States.

*Julius Rebek (born April 11, 1944), American chemist and expert on molecular self-assembly was born here.

*Csaba Czébely (born December 3, 1975), the drummer of Hungarian heavy metal band Pokolgép.
*Géza Kalocsay football manager e.g. Standard Liege, Górnik Zabrze

ee also

*Carpathian Ruthenia
* [http://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beregsz%C3%A1sz Article in Hungarian about Berehove]
* [http://www.karpatinfo.net/ Transcarpathia Hungarians' Portal]

External links

* [http://www.encyclopediaofukraine.com/display.asp?linkPath=pagesBEBerehove.htm Berehove] in the [http://www.encyclopediaofukraine.com Encyclopedia of Ukraine]


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