Poliana

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Poliana

 

a balneological health resort in Transcarpathian Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, 9 km from Svaliava and 20 km from Mukachevo. It is situated in the intermontane valley of the Pinie River in the Lesistye Carpathians. Summers are warm, with an average July temperature of 20°C, and winters are relatively mild, with an average January temperature of – 3°C. Annual precipitation totals about 800 mm. Water from the Poliana-Kupel’ mineral spring, with the chemical composition

is used for drinking and baths. The Poliana-Kvasova carbonated mineral spring is located 1.5 km from Poliana; a similar spring, the Margit, is 4 km away; and the Svaliava spring is 9 km from Poliana. The waters from these springs are bottled. Poliana has facilities for the treatment of diseases of the digestive system and a sanatorium.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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