Kuty

Kúty is a village of the town type. The first written mentioning was in 1427.

Kuty was mentioned as a town in 1715. The population is 4,273 people.

The distance from the center district is 10 km and from the railway station Vizhnytsya — 1.2 km.

The main population is Ukrainians (nearly 98%), Russians, Byelorussians, Poles, Armenians and even Hahauzy.

There are two schools, two kindergartens, and a hospital with 110 beds and a dispensary. There are private shops, bakery, house of services and hotel.

Vasyl Stefanyk, Ivan Franko, Lesya Ukrainka, Myhajlo Drahomanov visited Kuty. They are proud of Vira Vovk, a poetess, and an artist Lesya Korotnytska.

There are a lot of historical and cultural monuments. Among them there are two churches and Polish Roman-Catholic church, a monument to Taras Shevchenko (1961), fraternal grave to Soviet soldiers and officers, symbolic grave of those killed for freedom of Ukraine, and a settlement of the 10–13th century (opened in 1930).

The village sustained great loses in 1940–1950 from German invaders (destroyed all Jewish population) and Soviet repressive organs (over 180 people).


Note Kuty was one of the oldest centre of hutsul ceramics in the first half of ХІХ century.
Emblem

Kuty’s emblem
Austrian period emblem
Ukrainian heraldry

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