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Sambir (Sambirsʹkyĭ raĭon, Ukraine)


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    • us: Samborz (Ukraine)
    • us: Samboria (Ukraine)
    • us: Novi-Sambor (Ukraine)
    • us: Novyĭ Sambir (Ukraine)
    • us: Nove Misto (Ukraine)
    • us: Sambor (Sambirsʹkyĭ raĭon, Ukraine)
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    • Earlier Established Forms

      • Sambor, Galicia (City)
    • Sources

      • found: Kuczera, A. Samborszczyzna, 1935-37.
      • found: Sefer Stambor-Sṭari-Sambor, 1980: t.p. (Sambor) added t.p. (Sambor [in rom.]) p. ii (called by 2 names: Sambor or Novi-Sambor; formerly Pohonicz [no publs. in LC], a village 12 km. from Stary-Sambor)
      • found: Russ. Brockhaus: v. 28, p. 193 (Sambor, a city in the Austrian province of Galicia on the left bank of the Dniester River. Its population is predominantly Polish)
      • found: Ukraïna [MAP], 1992: Sambir, a city in Lʹvivsʹka oblastʹNE of Staryĭ Sambir)
      • found: Shtetl seeker WWW, 04-29-97 (Sambor; a city in Sambir County, Ukraine: 49°31ʹN, 23°12ʹE)
      • found: Encykl. Powszechna: v. 13, p. 283 (Sambor or Samborz (Samboria), a city in Galicia in Obwod Samborski on the Dniester)
      • found: SSSR, admin.-territ. delenie, 1983: p. 307 (Sambor, a city in Samborskiĭ raĭon, Lʹvovskai͡a oblastʹ, Ukraine; established in 1241)
      • found: Encyc. of Ukraine: v. 4, p. 523 (Sambir, a city on the Dniester River and a raion center in Lviv oblast. When Staryi Sambir was destroyed by the Tatars in 1241, the survivors settled in the fortified settlement of Pohonych [no publs. in LC data base] and renamed it Sambir, Novyi [New] Sambir, Nove Misto [New Town], although the name Pohonych was used until the mid-15th century. Sambir became part of the Galicia-Volhynia Principality until 1349, the Polish Commonwealth from 1387-1772, and the Austrian Empire from 1772-1918. It reverted to Polish rule from 1919 to 1939 and finally became part of the Ukrainian SSR in Sept. 1939)
      • found: Lʹvivsʹka oblastʹ, 1968: p. 640 (Sambir, a city in Sambirsʹkyĭ raĭon. Settlement of Pohonych [no publs. in LC data base] Sambir was also known as Novyĭ Sambir or Nove Misto, to distinguish it from the original Sambir, which was also named Stare Misto)
      • found: BGN phone call, 7/9/82 (Sambor, ppl., 49°31ʹN, 23°12ʹE)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Not the same as Staryĭ Sambir (Ukraine)]
    • Change Notes

      • 1983-03-02: new
      • 2018-10-10: revised
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