Sniatin

Name in English: 
  • Sniatin
Names in Ukrainian: 
  • Snyatyn (Снятин)
Names in Polish: 
Śniatyn
Names in Russian: 
Snyatyn (Сня́тин )
Names in Hebrew: 
סניאטין (Snyatyn)
Names in Yiddish: 
Shnyatin
Administrative History: 

 

Years State Province District
Till 1772 Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: Kingdom of Poland  

 

Rus Voivodship (Województwo ruskie)

 
1772-1867 "Hapsburg Empire", since 1804 - Austrian Empire   

Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (Königreich Galizien und Lodomerien)

 
1867-1914 Austro-Hungarian Monarchy   

Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (Königreich Galizien und Lodomerien)

 Śniatyn, Galicia
1914-1915 Under Russian occupation General-Government Galitsiia  
1915-1918 Austro-Hungarian Monarchy  

Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (Königreich Galizien und Lodomerien)

 
1918 - May 1919 West-Ukrainian People's Republic    
May 1919 - September 1939 Republic of Poland Stanislawów wojewódstwo  Śniatyn powiat
 
September 1939 - June 1941 USSR: Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic Stanislav oblast'  
June 1941 - July 1944 Under German occupation:  

General Government (Das Generalgouvernement für die besetzten polnischen Gebiete)

Distrikt Galizien  
1944-91 USSR: Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic Stanislavov (Stanislaviv) oblast'; since 1962 renamed Ivano-Frankovsk (Ivano-Frankivs'k) oblast'  
Since 1991 Republic of Ukraine Ivano-Frankivs'k oblast'  Sniatynsky район

 

Population Data: 
Year Total Jews Percentage of Jews
1765  ?  1,111 -
1880  10,832  2,333  21.5%
1890  10,939  3,916  35.7%
1900  11,500  4,206  36.5%
1910  12,242  4,386  35.8%
1921  10,997  3,248  29.5%
1970  7,200    
 2001  10,499    

Sniatyn  is a city located  on the Prut river, in western Ukraine (96 km. from Ivano-Frankivsk).