Former Roman Catholic Church, actually building of philharmony
fot. Elżbieta Bulińska
Former the Roman Catholic Church
fot. Elżbieta Bulińska
The Orthodox church in Równe
fot. Strona town Równe (ukrainian )
College in Równe
fot. Site of town Równe (ukrainian )

The Chappel Saint Stephan
fot. Site if town Równe (ukrainian )
Fromer the catholic church in Równe, actually museum
fot. Site town Równe (ukrainian )

Volhynia (Volhynia) Province [Voivodeship]
 I Rzeczpospolita
 RUVNE
polish Równe,
ukrainian РiВНЕ, Rivne,


Wołyńskie,
powiat Kostopol, Równe, Sarny
 mapa 1:75 000 
PN -  ZACH
Czartorysk, Majdan Huta, Rafałówka, Stepań, Wieszka, Władimirec

PN -  WSCH
Bereżne, Bereźnica, Czudło, Jarynówka, Sarny

PD -  ZACH
Aleksandria, Derażno, Gruszwica, Klewań, Równe

PD - WSCH
Druchów, Hoszcza, Korościatyń, Kostopol, Tajkury, Tuczyn

The town situated on Uście River (dorzecze Prypeci), first mentioned in 1282 u.

In 13th century belonged to Duchy of Halich and Volhynia.

Since 14th century Równe belonged to the Grand Duchy of Lithuania since 14th century until the Lublin Union of 1569, when it became a town in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

Równe belonged to Ostrogski family (until 1723) and Lubomirski family. Jerzy Lubomirski, the starosta [district governor] of Sšcz and Voievoda (Major) of Cracov, (+ 1727), and his son Stanisław Lubomirski had great fortune: 31 towns and 738 village .

Równe was annexxed (1793) by Russian in the 2nd partition of Poland.

During World War I, on September, 1915 big counteroffensive of Russian armies were fighted against Austrian armies.

At the conclusion of the polish-bolshevik war (1919-1921), in accordance with the Riga Peace Treaty [1921] Równe returned to Poland.

In September 1939, as a result of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and the partition of Poland, Równe was captured by the Soviet invaders. Poles were deported from town by soviet NKVD. On June 28, 1941 Rivne was captured by the German soldiers.

After the Soviet occupation (1939-41, 1944-91), since 1991 Równe is a town in of northtern Ukraine.


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