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Sambir (Sambirsʹkyĭ raĭon, Ukraine)

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Geographic headingSambir (Sambirsʹkyĭ raĭon, Ukraine)
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Geographic subdivision usageUkraine--Sambir (Sambirsʹkyĭ raĭon)
Variant(s)Sambor, Galicia (City)
Samborz (Ukraine)
Samboria (Ukraine)
Novi-Sambor (Ukraine)
Novyĭ Sambir (Ukraine)
Nove Misto (Ukraine)
Sambor (Sambirsʹkyĭ raĭon, Ukraine)
Special noteNot the same as Staryĭ Sambir (Ukraine)
Found inKuczera, A. Samborszczyzna, 1935-37.
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)
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)
Ukraïna [MAP], 1992: Sambir, a city in Lʹvivsʹka oblastʹNE of Staryĭ Sambir)
Shtetl seeker WWW, 04-29-97 (Sambor; a city in Sambir County, Ukraine: 49°31ʹN, 23°12ʹE)
Encykl. Powszechna: v. 13, p. 283 (Sambor or Samborz (Samboria), a city in Galicia in Obwod Samborski on the Dniester)
SSSR, admin.-territ. delenie, 1983: p. 307 (Sambor, a city in Samborskiĭ raĭon, Lʹvovskai︠a︡ oblastʹ, Ukraine; established in 1241)
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)
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)
BGN phone call, 7/9/82 (Sambor, ppl., 49°31ʹN, 23°12ʹE)
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