« Lviv City Council » takes part in the European Local Democracy Week - a paneuropean event coordinated by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe - as « Partner city »
Lviv City Council
Lviv is located in Western Ukraine, about 70 km from the EU border and 160 km from the eastern Carpathian Mountains. The population of Lviv is 750 000 people. The first mention of Lviv dates back to 1256. In Middle Age, the city became an important European trade center. Throughout all history, Lviv has been ruled by many European states: Poland, Austria-Hungary. Influenced by European development, the city presents the architecture of different culture and style. Lviv has the largest number of historical and architectural monuments in Ukraine. The center of the city is listed as World Heritage Site of UNESCO.
Lviv received statuses of Culture capital of Ukraine, IT-center of Ukraine and title of Youth Capital.
In 2020, it was created in Lviv City Territorial Community. The community includes 2 town (Dubliany and Vynnyky) and 17 villages: Briukhovychi urban-type settlement, Velyki Hrybovychi, Volya Hamuletska, Hryada, Zavadiv, Zashkiv, Zbyranka, Lysynytchi, Malehiv, Mali Hrybovychi, Mali Pidlisky, Pidpirtsi, Pidryasne, Riasna-Ruska, Rudne urban-type settlement, Sytyhiv. The population of the Lviv City Territorial Community is about 800 000 people.
Lviv is focused on democratic values and on the formation of civil society. Through the tools of public participation, in particular through the organization of the Public Budget project, Lviv strongly encourages citizens to choose and implement priority projects for the city, to create the city together!
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