Bohorodchany (Ukrainian: Богородчани, pronounced [ˈboɦorodtʂanɪ]; Polish: Bohorodczany) is a small town in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, several miles from Ivano-Frankivsk. It is located in Ukraine, although it has previously belonged to Poland, and before that, Austro-Hungary. Bohorodchany is also known by its Yiddish name, Brotchin. A first-hand description of Jewish life in Bohorodchany pre-World War II can be found in the autobiography of Mark Hasten, who grew up there.
It is the administrative center of the Bohorodchanskyi Raion.
Ukraine (Ukrainian: Україна, transliterated: Ukrayina) is a country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south. The city of Kiev (Kyiv) is both the capital and the largest city of Ukraine.