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Urban-type settlement
Yasinia view.jpg
Coat of arms of Yasinia
Coat of arms
Yasinia is located in Zakarpattia Oblast
Yasinia is located in Ukraine
Coordinates: 48°16′22″N 24°22′29″E / 48.27278°N 24.37472°E / 48.27278; 24.37472Coordinates: 48°16′22″N 24°22′29″E / 48.27278°N 24.37472°E / 48.27278; 24.37472
Country  Ukraine
Oblast  Zakarpattia Oblast
Raion Rakhiv Raion
Named for ash tree
Elevation 931 m (3,054 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 8,596

Yasinia (Ukrainian: Ясіня, Hungarian: Körösmező) is an urban-type settlement in Rakhiv Raion of Zakarpattia Oblast in Ukraine. Population: 8,596 (2016 est.)[1].

It was the site of the Hutsul Republic after World War I, and the birthplace of several prominent Ukrainians declaring independence from Kingdom of Hungary. This republic was ended by Romanian troops on June 11, 1919. Yasinia was shortly reoccupied by Hungary in July 1919 and passed to Czechoslovakia according to the Treaty of Trianon. Hungary again occupied and annexed it as part of Carpathian Ruthenia in 1939 and held it until the end of the war. It was given to the Soviet Union in 1945.

The wooden church in Yasinia appears on several stamps of the area, including the first stamp of Carpatho-Ukraine.[2][3]

People from Yasinia[edit]

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  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 19 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Kuzych, Ingert. "Focus on Pilately". Retrieved 2009-06-24. 
  3. ^ Kuzych, Ingert (July–August 1991). "In Search of the Church at Yasinia (Jasina)" (PDF). The Czechoslovak Specialist. 53 (4): 4. ISSN 0526-5843. Retrieved 2009-06-24.