Pokuttіa

Покуття

 
 

Pokuttia or Pokuttya (Ukrainian: Покуття, Romanian: Pocuția, Polish: Pokucie) is an ethnographic and historical area of Ukraine, located in the eastern part of Ivano Frankivsk oblast. The historical centre of the area was (and still is) the city of Kolomyia.

Pokuttia is shown in pink on the ethnographic map of Ukraine (right). It is surrounded by Bukovyna (SE, blue), Hutsulshchyna (SW, purple), and Podillia (NE across the Dnister river, green). 


 

The Carpathian foothills


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