(159181) Berdychiv = 2005 US12 Berdychiv is the second most populous city in the Zhytomyr region in the northwest of Ukraine. First mentioned in 1320, the city is full of historical places. Among these are the fortified Carmelite monastery of 1627 and St. Barbara's Roman Catholic Church, where Honoré de Balzac married Eveline Hanska.
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A complete set of naming citations of the numbered minor planets is available in the Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, edited by Lutz Schmadel.