|Established||8 January 1965|
|• Total||934 km2 (361 sq mi)|
|• Density||73/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Sambir Raion (Ukrainian: Самбірський район) is a raion in Lviv Oblast in western Ukraine. Its administrative center is Sambir, which is incorporated separately as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. Population: 68,391 (2016 est.). It was established in 1965.
People from Sambir Raion
- Petro Konashevych-Sahaidachny (1570-1622) — a Ukrainian political and civic leader, Hetman of Ukrainian Zaporozhian Cossacks
- Marko Zhmaylo-Kulchytskyy — Registered Cossacks Hetman (1625), leader of the peasant-Cossack Zhmaylo Uprising in 1625.
- Yuriy Frants Kulchytsky (1640-1694) — Ukrainian political and civic leader.
- Omeljan Pritsak (1919-2006) — Ukrainian-American historian, first Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard University and the founder and first director (1973–1989) of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute.
- "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
- Woloschuk, Peter T. (11 June 2006). "Omeljan Pritsak, scholar of Ukrainian, Turkic studies, 87". Obituary. The Ukrainian Weekly. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
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