municipality in Uzhhorod raion, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine
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Chop (Ukrainian: Чоп, Hungarian: Csap, Slovak: Čop) is a city found in the Zakarpattia Oblast (province) of western Ukraine, near the borders of Slovakia and Hungary. It is separated from the Hungarian town of Záhony by the river Tisza.
|Coordinates: Coordinates: 48°25′50″N 22°12′00″E / 48.43056°N 22.20000°E|
|Oblast||Chop City Municipality|
|• Mayor||Galina Car|
|Elevation||101−108 m (−253 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Area code(s)||+380 22|
|Sister cities|| Milove (Ukraine) |
Sokołów Małopolski, (Poland)
According to the Ukrainian national census, Chop had a population in 2001 of 8,919, of whom 40% were Ukrainians, 39.2% ethnic Hungarians and 20.8% Gypsies, Russians, Slovaks, Belarusians, Jews .
Chop is an important railway junction in Ukraine where the Lviv-Stryi-Budapest railway line meets the Lviv-Uzhgorod-Košice line. Near Chop, there are also international railway and highway border crossings to Hungary and Slovakia and also to the westernmost point of Ukraine.
- Chop in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine
- Chop (Чоп) of Ukraine 1:100,000 topographic maps Archived 2007-10-26 at the Wayback Machine
- Discovering The Everyday Life in Chop Archived 2008-05-11 at the Wayback Machine