Name in Ukrainian: 
Nadvirna [Надвiрна]
Name in Polish: 
Name in German: 
Name in Hebrew: 
Name in Yiddish: 
Nadverne [נאדווערנע], Nadvorne [נאדווארנא]
Historical-cultural region: 
Eastern Galicia - Prikarpattia
Administrative District : 
Ivano-Frankivsk District
Administrative History: 


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

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

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

Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (Königreich Galizien und Lodomerien)

Nadwórna powiat
1914-1915 Under Russian occupation General-Government Galitsiia  
1915-1918 Austro-Hungarian Monarchy

Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (Königreich Galizien und Lodomerien)

Nadwórna powiat
1918 - May 1919 West-Ukrainian People's Republic    
May 1919 - Sept. 1939 Republic of Poland Stanislawów wojewódstwo Nadwórna powiat
Sept. 1939 - June 1941 USSR: Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic Stanislav oblast' Nadvirna 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' Nadvirna raion
Since 1991 Republic of Ukraine Ivano-Frankivs'k oblast' Nadvirna raion


Population Data: 


Year Total Jews Percentage
1765 (Stampfer, 122) - 1,002 -
1880 (Pinkas Hakehilot, 328) 6,552 4,182 63.83%
1890 7,227 3,618 50.06%
1900 7,525 3,644 48.43%
1910 8,080 3,772 46.68%
1921 6,062 2,042 33.69%
1931   3,437  
2004 20,620    



Nadworna in the Kehilalinks project

Nadworna in Pinkas Hakehilot (English translation)

The Nadworna Yizkor book

Nadworna on Virtual Shtetel

Related items:

A letter from Shlomo Katz about his ancestors from Nadworna

Interview with Adam Atanazovych Bun

Interview with an Anonymous Informant

Israelite Record Offices in Nadworna District

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Nadworna is a town on the right bank of the Bystritsa Nadvirnianska river (a tributary of the Dniester), at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, about 40 km south-east from Ivano-Frankivs'k and about 30 km north-east from Kolomyia. The town is divided by Strymba river (a tributary of the Bystritsa Nadvirnianska).

The Jewish community in Nadworna dates back to atleast 1765.

Nadworna was the center of a big Hassidic dynasty. It's first Hassidic leader (Rebbe) was Rabbi Yissachar Dov Ber Leifer (died in 1848). read more