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Bobrovytsia (Ukrainian: Бобровиця), is the city center of Bobrovytsia Raion within Chernihiv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. It sits next to the Bystrytsya River. Population: 11,289 (2015 est.)
In 1614, it was a royal city of Poland however later it became a part of the Kiev Voivodeship until 1667, when it passed to Russia.
The Ancient origins of Bobrovystia is known from the archaeological ruins of a settlement dated from the XI-XIII centuries.
In the XVI century, Bobrovytsia was a town in the Kyiv province of the Commonwealth.
According to Polish illustrations "Bobrowica" in 1618 had about 107 homes. According to another Polish illustration in 1628, the town was inhabited as early as the year 1600.
On the origin of the name of the city Bobrovytsia there is no reliable data. There are only guesses that the settlement was called such from the beaver crafts made in the city, near the Bistrica River to the middle of the XIX century which was called Bobrovytsia.
Population: - Ukrainian (92%, 2001)2.9 thousand. (1859)
5.1 thousand. (1897) Orthodox - 4.4 thousand., Jews - 0,7 thousand.
7.0 thousand. (1926)
9.4 thousand. (1959)
14.5 thousand. (1988)
11.9 thousand. (2005)
11.3 thousand. (2016)