People have inhabited
Sub-Carpathia since ancient times. Various relics have been found in
Sub-Carpathia. The most ancient finds go back to the Paleolithic Period (the
early Stone Age—300,000 BCE).
The region was officially called:
- Subcarpathia (Kárpátalja) or
North-Eastern Upper Hungary, during its period of Hungarian
rule lasting a thousand years.
- Rusinsko or Karpatske
Rusinsko, then mostly as Subcarpathian Rus' /
Ruthenia or Subcarpathian Ukraine after the Treaty
of Trianon in 1920 until 1938, when it was part of Czechoslovakia. After
1927, it was referred to as: Subcarpathian Land (Czech:
Země/Zem podkarpatskoruská, Slovak: Země / Zem
podkarpatskoruská) and Podkarpatská
- Republic of Carpatho-Ukraine when the region briefly declared its
independence in 1939.
- Sub-Carpathia after it was annexed by Hungary from
1939 to 1944.
/ Zakarpattia) when it was part of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist
Republic (after briefly returning to Czechoslovak rule) from 1945 to 1991.
/ Zakarpatt'ya) since 1991, as part of Ukraine.
Alternative, unofficial names used in Czechoslovakia before World War II,
- Subcarpathia (Czech / Slovak:
- Transcarpathia (Czech: Zakarpatsko; Slovak:
- Transcarpathian Ukraine (Ukrainian:
Україна / Zakarpats'ka
- Carpathian Rus' / Ruthenia (Czech / Slovak:
- Hungarian Rus' / Ruthenia (Czech: Uherská;
Slovak: Uhorská Rus', rare)
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