ⓘ Eastern Galicia
Eastern Galicia, or Eastern Halychyna is a geographical region in Western Ukraine and Poland that has historic importance. Galicia was formed within the Austrian Empire during the years 1772–1918. Eastern Galicia now includes all of the Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk Oblasts of Ukraine as well as Ternopil Oblast, with its northern strip bordering the Raions of Kremenets, Shumsk and Lanivtsi and the northern part of Zbarazh Raion. The area of Eastern Galicia is about 46.800 km 2.