of these articles is occupied with the people of the Huzulen; to the Ponyrasse of the same name see Huzule.
Bildunterschrift: Huzule auf der Reise, Lithografie von 1872
Caption: Huzule on the journey, Lithografie of 1872
huzulisches wedding dress, market in Kossiw, Oblast Iwano Frankiwsk, 2005

the Huzulen (Polish and slowakisch huculi; Russian гуцу́лы/guzuly; Ukrainian гуцули/huzuly; Hungarian huculok), sometimes also Hutsul or Hutzul mentioned, are a ruthenisches mountain people in the Karpaten. In neighbourhood to the Bojken and Lemken they live in the border area between the Ukraine, Poland and Romania. Apart from the initially specified languages still Romanian is spoken and as „native language Russinisch.

Of 14. to in 18. The Huzulen settled century in the northern Karpaten. In 17. and 18. They also the southern Karpaten began century to settle the Ukrainian Transkarpatien and the Romanian region Maramureş.

In religious regard the Ukrainian university Universities of church and the Rutheni church have most trailers under the Huzulen.

Originally they concerned themselves with sheep breed and forestry. In the valley of the Theiss, to the west of Chust viticulture is common. In the supplementary income also Weidenruten are collected there and prepared for the export to Romania. Admits particularly is the Huzulen for its abilities art-relating to crafts such as Holzschnitzerei, copper work, weaving mill, pottery and the Verzieren of Ostereiern.

In a short bloom time between the world wars the city Rachiw was called occasionally Huzuli Paris.

The origin of the people name Hutsul is unknown.

Into consciousness the Huzulen arrived to a broader public 2004 by the victory of the singer Ruslana with Eurovision the Song Contest.

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