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 and,
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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