Rovno is a historic city in western Ukraine.
The current estimated population is around 249,900 (as of 2004).
It is the administrative center of the Rovno Oblast (province), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Rovnensky Raion (district) within the oblast. The city itself is also designated as its own separate raion within the oblast.
Rovno is an important transportation hub, with the international Rovno Airport, and rail links to Zdolbunov, Sarny and Kovel, as well as highways linking it with Brest, Kiev and Lvov.