Nizhniow

Name in English: 
  • Nizhniow
Names in Ukrainian: 
  • Nyzhniv [Нижнiв]
Names in Polish: 
Niżniów
Names in Russian: 
Nizhnev
Names in Yiddish: 
ניזשנעווע(Nizhnov )
Administrative History: 

 

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

Rus Voivodship (Województwo ruskie)

 Ziemia halicka

Stanislawów starostwoTlumacz powiat
1772-1918 "Hapsburg Empire", since 1804 - Austrian Empire, since 1867 - Austro-Hungarian Monarchy  

Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (Königreich Galizien und Lodomerien)

Tlumacz  powiat, 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 Tlumacz 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 Stanislau Kreishauptmannschaft
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' Тлумацький р-н
Population Data: 
Year Total Jews Percentage of Jews
1765  ?  160 -
1870s      
1880  3,859  711  18.42%
1890      
1900  4,887  409  8.36%
1921  4,654  451  9.69%
2005 1991    

Nizniow is a village in western Ukraine on the Tlumachik and Dniester rivers, 5 km. from Tlumach and 15 km. from Ivano-Frankivsk.