Ivano-Frankivs'k is the administrative center of Ivano-Frankivs'k Region. The area of the region is 13,900 sq km. The area is a part of the ethnographic zone called Halychyna (Galychyna, Galicia). Most of the territory is mountainous. Population of the region is 1,458,000 (over 95% are Ukrainians). Population of Ivano-Frankivsk is 246,000.