Carpathian Ruthenia

Carpathian Ruthenia, Carpatho-Ukraine, or Zakarpattia (Rusyn and Ukrainian: Карпатська Русь, Karpats’ka Rus; or Закарпаття, Zakarpattya; Hungarian: Kárpátalja; Slovak and Czech: Podkarpatská Rus; Romanian: Transcarpatia; Polish: Zakarpacie; German: Karpatenukraine); (Russian: Подкарпатская Русь, Podkarpatskaya Rus’; or Закарпатье, Zakarpatye, is a region in Eastern Europe, mostly located in western Ukraine's Zakarpattia Oblast (Ukrainian: Zakarpats’ka oblast’), with smaller parts in easternmost Slovakia (largely in Prešov kraj and Košice kraj) and Poland's Lemkovyna.

It is an ethnically diverse region, inhabited by Ukrainian, Rusyn, Lemko, Hungarian, Slovak, Romanian, Bulgarian and Russian populations. It also has small Bogomil, Hutsul, Jewish, Romani, Szekler, Polish and Csango minorities.

Read more about Carpathian Ruthenia:  Naming, Geography, Historical Overview, Western Views

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