Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukrainian: Іва́но-Франкі́вськ, translit. Ivano-Frankivs'k [iˈβɑnofrɐnˈkiu̯sʲk] ( listen); formerly Stanyslaviv, Stanislau, or Stanisławów; see below) is a historic city located in western Ukraine. It is the administrative centre of the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast. Administratively, it is designated as a city of regional significance within the oblast, and together with a number of rural localities, is incorporated as Ivano-Frankivsk Municipality. Population: 230,929 (2016 est.).
Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (Ukrainian: Івано-Франківська область, translit. Ivano-Frankivs’ka oblast’; also referred to as Prykarpattia – Ukrainian: Прикарпаття or formerly as Stanislavshchyna or Stanislavivshchyna – Ukrainian: Станіславщина or Станиславівщина) is an oblast (region) in western Ukraine. Its administrative center is the city of Ivano-Frankivsk. As is the case with most other oblasts of Ukraine this region has the same name as its administrative center – which was renamed by the Soviet Ukraine after the Ukrainian writer, Ivan Franko on November 9, 1962. Population: 1,382,352 (2016 est.).
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