Coat of arms
Coordinates: UA 49°49′24″N 24°31′00″E / 49.82333°N 24.51667°E / 49.82333; 24.51667
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Lviv Oblast
Raion Zolochiv Raion
  Total 5.45 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (2013)
  Total 3,183
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +380-3265

Hlyniany (Ukrainian: Глиняни, Polish: Gliniany,Yiddish: גלינא Galina) is a small city in Zolochiv Raion, Lviv Oblast (region) of Ukraine. Population: 3,183(2013 est.)[1].

The Jewish population was 2,418 in 1910.[2]

In 1340, together with whole Red Ruthenia, Hlyniany became part of the Kingdom of Poland, where it remained until 1772 (see Partitions of Poland). The village, called Gliniany, belonged to Lwow Land of the Ruthenian Voivodeship. It received a town charter in 1397, from Voivode of Sandomierz and Starosta of Red Ruthenia, Jan z Tarnowa. In 1425, King Wladyslaw Jagiello confirmed Gliniany’s charter. In summer 1537, it was one of centers of the so-called Chicken War.

In 1772 Gliniany became part of Austria’s province of Galicia, in the Bezirkshauptmannshaft (District) of Przemyslany where it remained until late 1918. In the interbellum period, it belonged to the Second Polish Republic, as part of Przemyslany County, Tarnopol Voivodeship.

Holy Spirit Cathedral in Hlyniany

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Coordinates: 49°49′24″N 24°31′00″E / 49.82333°N 24.51667°E / 49.82333; 24.51667

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