|Coordinates: Coordinates: 48°25′50″N 22°12′00″E / 48.43056°N 22.20000°E|
|Oblast||Chop City Municipality|
|• Mayor||Galina Car|
|Elevation||101−108 m (−253 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Area code(s)||+380 22|
|Sister cities|| Milove (Ukraine) |
Sokołów Małopolski, (Poland)
Chop (Ukrainian: Чоп, Hungarian: Csap, Slovak: Čop) is a city found in the Zakarpattia Oblast (province) of western Ukraine, near the borders of Slovakia and Hungary. It is separated from the Hungarian town of Záhony by the river Tisza.
Demography[change | change source]
According to the Ukrainian national census, Chop had a population in 2001 of 8,919, of whom 40% were Ukrainians, 39.2% ethnic Hungarians and 20.8% Gypsies, Russians, Slovaks, Belarusians, Jews .
Features[change | change source]
Chop is an important railway junction in Ukraine where the Lviv-Stryi-Budapest railway line meets the Lviv-Uzhgorod-Košice line. Near Chop, there are also international railway and highway border crossings to Hungary and Slovakia and also to the westernmost point of Ukraine.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Chop in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine
- Chop (Чоп) of Ukraine 1:100,000 topographic maps Archived 2007-10-26 at the Wayback Machine
- Discovering The Everyday Life in Chop Archived 2008-05-11 at the Wayback Machine