Solotvyno

Solotvyno (Ukrainian: Солотвино, Hungarian: Aknaszlatina, Romanian: Slatina, Rusyn: Солотвино, Yiddish: סעלאָטפֿינע‎, Slovak: Slatinské Doly) is an urban-type settlement in Tiachiv Raion in Zakarpattia Oblast of Ukraine, located close to the border with Romania, on the right bank of the Tisza River (across from the Romanian city of Sighetu Marmaţiei). The village's name comes from the nearby salt mine (sol’ (соль) in Russian means salt).

Solotvyno
Slatina
Urban-type settlement
Coat of arms of Solotvyno
Solotvyno is located in Ukraine
Solotvyno
Solotvyno
Solotvyno is located in Zakarpattia Oblast
Solotvyno
Solotvyno
Coordinates: 47°57′20″N 23°52′16″E / 47.95556°N 23.87111°E / 47.95556; 23.87111Coordinates: 47°57′20″N 23°52′16″E / 47.95556°N 23.87111°E / 47.95556; 23.87111
Country Ukraine
Oblast Zakarpattia Oblast
RaionTiachiv Raion

Solotvyno was first mentioned ca. 1360 (the former one was burned down by the Tatars in 1241). Population: 8,484 (2021 est.)[1].

Solotvino is the final stop of the Ukrainian section of the railway, which runs from Lviv to Transcarpathia.

The village has an original museum of salt miners.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  2. ^ Марк Штейнберг. Евреи в войнах тысячелетий. p. 227. ISBN 5-93273-154-0 (in Russian)
  3. ^ Иван Мащенко (September 7–13, 2002). Медиа-олигарх из Солотвина. Зеркало недели (in Russian) (#34 (409)). Archived from the original on 2012-12-22.

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