Solotvin

Name in English: 
  • Solotvin
Names in Ukrainian: 
  • [Solotvyn] Солотвин
  • Krasnopol (Słownik, 11: 65-6)
Names in Polish: 
Sołotwina
Names in German: 
Solotwina
Names in Russian: 
Solotvino [Солотвино]
Names in Hebrew: 
סאלאטווינא, סולוטווינא, סלאטווינא, סלטווינה (Wunder, 4:18)
Historical-cultural region: 
Eastern Galicia - Prikarpattia
Coordinates: 
48°42' N, 24°25' E
Administrative History: 

 

Years

State

Province

District

Till 1772

Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: Kingdom of Poland

Rus Voivodship (Województwo ruskie), Halicz Land (Ziemia Halicka)

Sołotwina starostwo; Kołomyia powiat

1772-1867

Hapsburg Empire, since 1804 -Austrian Empire

Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (Königreich Galizien und Lodomerien)

Stanislau Gebiet

1867-1914

Austro-Hungarian Monarchy

Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (Königreich Galizien und Lodomerien)

Bohorodczany powiat (Herbivnyk, 130)

1914-1915

Under Russian military occupation

General-Government Galitsiia

 

1915-1918

Austro-Hungarian Monarchy

Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (Königreich Galizien und Lodomerien)

Bohorodczany powiat

1918 - May 1919

West Ukrainian People's Republic

 

 

May 1919 - Sept. 1939

Republic of Poland

Stanislawów wojewódstwo

Till 1932 Bohorodczany powiat

Since 1932 Stanislawów powiat

Sept. 1939 - June 1941

USSR: Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

Stanislav oblast'

Stanislav raion

June 1941 - July 1944

Under German occupation:
General Government (Das Generalgouvernement für die besetzten polnischen Gebiete)

 

Distrikt Galizien

Stanislau Kreishaupt-mannschaft

1944-91

USSR: Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

Stanislavov (Stanislaviv) oblast'; since 1962 renamed Ivano-Frankovsk (Ivano-Frankivs'k) oblast'

Bogorodchany raion

Since 1991

Republic of Ukraine

Ivano-Frankivs'k oblast'

Bogorodchany raion

Population Data: 

 

Year Total Jews Percentage of Jews
1764   361 in the town  
1765   82 families  
1870 2,754    
1880 3,117 1,541 49.41%
1900 3,814 1,948 51.08%
1921 2,136 610 28.56%
1966 5,000    
2001 3,867    

 

According to the statistical data submitted by the local authorities on May 29, 1920, there were  2726 people in Solotvina: 468 Poles, 1572 Russians and 686 Jews. ( CAHJP, Hm2/8888.14)

Remarks: 

Read about the "Final Solution" in the Ivano-Frankivs'k (Stanislawow) region (In Hebrew).

Solotvin is an urban settlement on the Bystritsa Solotvinska river (a tributary of the Dniester), at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, 40 km to south-east from Ivano-Frankivsk, 20 km from Bohorodchany and 19 km to north-west from Nadworna. In the seventeenth century it was named Krasnopol (Słownik, 11: 65-6).

See the views of Solotvin and the complete documentation of the Jewish cemetery there.