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Sambor is situated on the left bank of the Dnister river (by the city of leaking a small river Mluniwka), in Lviv, in the Samborskim. The town is located at the crossroads of Lions- Uzhgorod and Drohobycz-Przemyśl. City area 24 km ². The city centre (urban square) is located at an altitude of 305,96 m above sea level. Geographical location is very good Sambora, pass by him very important road, How to combine Western and Eastern Europe, Northern and Southern. 75 km, to the southwest of Lviv, 50 km. in the South-East of Przemysl. Sambor glowne1

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Geography Sambora

Sambor is situated on the left bank of the Dnister river (by leaking a small river town Mluniwka), in Lviv, in the Samborskim. The town is located at the crossroads of Lions- Uzhgorod and Drohobycz-Przemyśl. City area 24 km ². The city centre (urban square) is located at an altitude of 305,96 m above sea level. Geographical location is very good Sambora, pass by him very important road, How to combine Western and Eastern Europe, Northern and Southern. 75 km, to the southwest of Lviv, 50 km. in the South-East of Przemysl.

Sambor History

The history of the city dates back far into the past. Providing archaeological survey, that settlement existed here in the days before n.. The excavations were found many Roman coins of the fourth century., and bronze axes, sickles, bracelets, done about IX-VIII century BC.

The city is the site of the ancient village of Pogonycz. Founded in 1199 y., as Sambor. In 1241 the settlement was destroyed by the Tartars, part of the population moves to the village Pogonycz, which after some time given the name New Sambor. From the year 1390 vir_listalng_stare_osiedle called Old Sambor or Old Town - unlike New Sambora. Soon Sambor new changes simply Sambor.

In 1375 -the city becomes the capital of the district. In 1551 the edict of the King Sigismund Augustus, in Sambor I was led of each Thursday farmers market.

In the 15th century Sambor is a-claim. In 1568 -in Sambor was already 127 homes. Between 1772 – 1918 -Sambor under the rule of the Habsburgs.

26 July 1778r. -by Decree of Emperor Joseph II, Sambor is named “Free royal city”. Then in the District Court is.

As the district was an administrative unit and, during the First Republic. From 1772 in the Austrian. From 1919 until 1939 Polish town in POLAND. In 1872 y. by Sambor railway line passes from Chyrowa to Uncle. In 1784 -cut the walls.

Station 1939

In 1903 y. Sambor is a railway connection from Lviv, and in 1905 y. with press Sri Lanka ceasefire call.

In Sambor works branch of the Association of Polish culture of the Lviv Land, Polish Polish language School and house them. Pope John Paul II.

The etymology of the name of the city Sambór

There are quite a few versions of the origin of the city. Here are a few:

  • Explorer Dobriański history and Budzyniowski mniemali that the name of the “Sambir” Gmina borów is derived from, that existed in the village.
  • Stupnicki believed that the name comes from the people of open scientific problem, reportedly once lived in this region in the fourth- century BC.
  • Ploszczański and say Petruszewycz, that the name of the city consists of two parts – sam and r & d, that means the second, i.e. (meeting of the). Conclude the conclusion, that from the beginning the city was the meeting of two rivers (Dnistra and Jablińku, in the old Sambor, which was destroyed by the Crimean Tatars-mongoło).
  • There is a conjecture, that the city could receive its name from the church feast Council (Alexander Nevsky Cathedral) St. Of The Virgin Mary.
  • Some Polish researchers moving out the name of the “Sambir” name of one of the Prince of Gdansk Pomerania thirteenth century.
  • Skoryk thought, the name of the Sambora, werby comes from-sambirky (the tree) with red branches, which I used in the past was very widespread on the banks of the Dnistra.
  • Guculiak believes, based on the theory that unity prabałtosłowiańskiej name is linked with the name of the Lithuanian god of harvest and beer Sambarisa.

The symbolism of the city Sambór

Sambora from ancient times had its own coat of arms, that store today – gold current after the green grass on the right side of the deer with an arrow in the neck.

(J)(e)st symbol, on the one hand, forests of intransitive, with other peace-loving Nations, which always have the threat of enemy attack. The coat of arms there is almost unchanged 500 years.

In times of, When the territory of Western Ukraine was under Polish rule, There was a legend, the coat of arms of the city donated the Queen Bona, who while hunting in the woods Samborskich hit the deer with an arrow. This event could have happened only after a year 1545, When the Queen after the payment of the debt became the owner of the Sambora. But some researchers deny this legend, consider, This coat of arms had to exist much earlier, even to the Queen. Evidence of this are the old town seals of the year 1533. The pieczątce shows the shield, What is a deer with pierced neck, and the inscription in Latin, This is the stamp of Sambora.

In the times of the Austrian Empire, Sambir did not change the coat of arms. Also the arms were painted on the privilege of Emperor Joseph II, utwierdzającego of law, from the year 1788.

The modern coat of arms of Sambora was adopted 17.04.2003, at a session of the Municipal Council.

RAILWAY station and BUS STATION

What to see in Sambor

The Royal Castle

The Castle occupied a large space between the Blichem and the new world, where today stands the brewery and the gunpowder magazine. Ramparts and moats, preserved for today, indicate quite clearly, It was fortified. Młynówka, flowing right next to and by the Dniester claimed "warowność.

The castle was sold as a result of the Governor's Decree municipality. from 16 February 1792 y. by złr. 2350. In the early centuries of the existence of the city stood a castle, probably in the city center, namely on the square, and today still called the Old Castle Square. In r. 1589 Sigismund III gave the town square, blank already naówczas, and there allowed to build houses.

 

 

Church St. John built in the sixteenth century.

Samborski Hall of the seventeenth century.

Interesting is also the church built in the year 1737. Attracts tourists, in fact it is the relics of St.. Valentina, the patron saint of all lovers. They are in a small glass coffin in the right throne of the Heart of Jesus. But believers mainly the wabi cudotwórcza Samborskiej icon of the Virgin Mary.

For Sambora easily accessible from Lviv and Drohobych.

Additional photos and information

http://www.gutman.republika.pl/sambor.htm

http://ukraine.kingdom.kiev.ua/region/13/sambir.php

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Andrew wrote/bath, April 9, 2014 , 13:06

In 1991 year I stayed in Samboże,I've been an importer of yellow cheese to Polish.
The cheese was produced in Serzawod Sambir
Was a wonderful, rówenały not to Polish cheeses, West.
But prospective Canadians and was followed by cheese.
Such memories of Sambora

zbigniew Daniel wrote/bath, August 3, 2014 , 00:51

exile in 1958 as a Stripling zajadałem in these years of ice cream with this establishment and every?Economics always zwycieży.

baraniewska wrote/bath, May 23, 2015 , 17:43

Hmm, my father also went at the same time and Lviv/Sambir
maybe even znaliscie,,,

Anne wrote / Votes, May 8, 2019 , 21:12

My grandmother before the war, went to high school in Sambor. Sometimes the memories come back to those places, although never there wróciła.Mnie finally managed to visit Sambor, this year and it was truly a sentimental journey. The beautiful city of.

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