Every district in the Rovno region is a treasury of history and tradition.For instance, Prince Igors oak tree (Ukraine's oldest) grows here, dated at more than 1300 years old!

So, lets go on a tour of these attractive places together!

Rovno was first mentioned in 1283 as one of the inhabited places of Halych-Volynia. I different times it was under German, Ukrainian, Bolshevik and Polish forces.

Ancient chronicles date its first mention back to1282.

In the 14th century Rovno became an important trade city and then obtained Magdeburg Rights (an autonomous administration form of government first began in Magdeburg).

It is known since 1283 as a town of the Halych-Volyn Principality.

It is also the administrative centre of Rovno region.You are currently using the Flash-version of the chat: it's fully featured and optimized.If you are unhappy with the way Flash Player is functioning on your computer, please try switching to the HTML-5 site version by pressing on the "rocker".Please press on the "rocker" to enable Flash for your browser.You can also lock-release Flash by pressing on the "puzzle" icon in the top right corner of your browser.The Rovno region has given us the famous Peresopnytske Gospel of the 16th century, on which the Ukrainian presidential oath is now sworn, in Ostrog the first Eastern Slavik academy, the first Ukrainian primer and at 106 km long Europes longest active light-rail.