Uzhhorod

city and administrative center of Zarkapattia Oblast and Uzhorod District in western Ukraine

Uzhhorod (Ukrainian and Rusyn: У́жгород, romanized: Užhorod; Russian: Ужгород, romanized: Uschgorod; Hungarian: Ungvár; German: Ungwar; Czech and Slovak: Užhorod; Yiddish: אונגוואַר‎, romanized: Ungwir) is a city in western Ukraine, at the border with Slovakia and near the border with Hungary. It is the administrative centre of Zakarpattia Oblast. In 2020, 115,512 people lived there.

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The historical name of the city is Hungarian, Ungvár. The Ukrainian name Uzhhorod is a recent construct, and has been used only since the beginning of the 20th century.