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Uzhgorod (Transcarpathia, Ukraine)


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From Ukrainian Heraldry site:
"For the first time it was mentioned in Hungarian chronicles of the XII century as a settlement in a Carpathians lowland under the name of Ungvar (from Old Bulgarian word "fast"). In 1635 it was given a seal with a picture of a vine with bunches of grapes. The document of giving the Magdeburg Right is not found."
Dov Gutterman, 21 October 2000

Hungarian Flag of Ungvár

by Antonio Martins, 28 Febuary 2001

This flag of Ungvár (now Užhorod City, Transcarpathia Region, Ukraine) is from Dr. Széll Sándor: Városaink neve, címere és lobogója (1941) as "Ungvár, Ung Co.(H)".
István Molnár, 20 October 2000

Seven blue and yellow descending stripes, parallel to a central diagonal.
Antonio Martins, 28 Febuary 2001

Coat of Arms

from Ukrainian Heraldry site

From Ukrainian Heraldry site:
"On the 14th of June 1990 Town council session of Uzhhorod confirmed a modern CoA- in an azure field a vine bush with three or vines grows from the earth."
Dov Gutterman, 21 October 2000

The city use its historical Coat of Arms as in 1990 and 1941.
István Molnár, 17 March 2001

Uzhhorod in Different Languages

Names of the town:

Ukrainian: Uzhhorod
Russian: Uzhgorod
Czech: Uzhorod (Užhorod)
Czech-historical: Uzhrad (Užhrad)
Slovak: Uzhorod (Užhorod)
Polish: Uzhorod (Uzhorod)
Hungarian: Ungvar (Ungvár)
German: Ungwar
Yiddish: Ingver, Ungvir (Ingvyr , Yngver, Yngvyr)

Transliteration from Russian (Uzhgorod) to the:
English: Uzhgorod
German: Ushgorod
French: Oujgorod
Hungarian: Uzsgorod
Czech: Uzgorod (Užgorod)
Slovak: Uzgorod (Užgorod)
Polish: Uzgorod (Uzgorod)

Transliteration from Ukrainian (Uzhhorod) to the:
English: Uzhhorod
German: Ushhorod
French: Oujhorod
Hungarian: Uzshorod
Czech: Uzhorod (Užhorod)
Slovak: Uzhorod (Užhorod)
Polish: Uzhorod (Uzhorod)

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Konrad, 11 October 2002