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Shtetls of Poltava Gubernia

Posted by on Січ 30, 2016 in news, Poltava region | 2 comments

Below is the map of settlements which has more that 1000 of Jewish popualtion according to 1897 census in Kiev Gubernia. Part of them were city but most was “classic” shtetl. More details and naming variants you can find below the map. Some names was changes and some shtetls disappeared but on the map mentioned real Pre-Revolution name.   Poltava 10954 Jews according to 1897 census (20% of total population) Gadiach, Гадяч (Ukrainian) 853 Jews according to 1897 census (24% of total population) Zinkov, Zen’kov (Russian), Zienkow (Polish), Zin’kiv (Ukrainian) 1263 Jews according to 1897 census (12% of total population) Zolotonsza (Polish), Золотоноша (Ukrainian), Золотоноша – Zolotonosha (Russian) 2769 Jews according to 1897 census (32% of total population) Kobeliaki, Кобеляки (Ukrainian,Russian) 2119 Jews according to 1897 census (20% of total population) Konstantinograd – Красноград (Ukrainian) since 1922, Красноград – Krasnograd (Russian) 1099 Jews according to 1897 census (17% of total population) Kremenchug Кременчуг (Russian), Кременчук (Ukrainian), Kremenczug (Polish) 29768 Jews according to 1897 census (47% of total population) Gradizhsk Градижск (Russian), Градизьк (Ukrainian) 1111 Jews according to 1897 census (12% of total population) Lokhvitsa Лохвиця (Ukrainian), Lochvitza (Yiddish) Lochwyzja (Polish), Лохвица (Russian) 2465 Jews according to 1897 census (28% of total population) Lubny (English), Luben (Yiddish), Lubnie, Lubin, Lubny (Polish) 3006 Jews according to...

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Shtetls of Kiev Gubernia

Posted by on Січ 4, 2016 in Kiev region, news | 0 comments

Below is the map of settlements which has more that 1000 of Jewish popualtion according to 1897 census in Kiev Gubernia. Part of them were city but most was “classic” shtetl. More details and naming variants you can find below the map. Some names was changes and some shtetls disappeared but on the map mentioned real Pre-Revolution name. Hostoml (Polish), Hostomla, Ostomla (Alternative Name), Гостомель – Gostomel, Gostomel’ (Russian), Гостомель – Hostomel, Hostomel’ (Ukrainian), Остромир – Ostromir, Ostromyr (Formerly) 916 Jews( 46% of total population) Anatovka (Yiddish Transliteration), Гнатівка – Hnativka (Ukrainian), Игнатовка – Ignatovka (Russian), אנטבקה (Yiddish) 926 Jews( 85% of total population) Tahancho 953 Jews( 21% of total population) Dimer (Yiddish Transliteration), Dymir (Polish), Димер – Dymer (Ukrainian), Дымер – Dymer, Dimer (Russian), דימער (Yiddish) 984 Jews( 31% of total population) Moshny (English), Мошны (Ukrainian) 1022 Jews( 13% of total population) Zarnowce (Hungarian), Жорнище (Ukrainian), Жорнище – Zhornishche (Russian) 1040 Jews( 30% of total population) Германівка – Hermanivka (Ukrainian), Германовка – Germanovka (Russian), Красне-2, Красное-2, Krasne -2, Krasnoe -2 (Formerly) 1049 Jews( 29% of total population) Медвин (Ukrainian), Медвин – Medvin (Russian) 1082 Jews( 11% of total population) Dubowa (Polish), Дубова, Dubova (Russian), דבובה (Yiddish) 1104 Jews( 40% of total population) Вчерайше – Vcheraishe (Russian), Вчорайше (Ukrainian) 1108 Jews( 33% of total...

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Justingrad

Posted by on Вер 28, 2015 in Cherkasy region, Shtetls | 0 comments

Most information about Justingrad was taken from book “Sokolievka/Justingrad: A Century of Struggle and Suffering in a Ukrainian Shtetl”, New York 1983. You can download a text version from Jewishgen or pfd version from my Google Docs. Another book is “Descendants of Candle Maker Kaprove”, Philadelphia, Dorrance 1969 סוקוליבקה ,יוסטינגרד (Yiddish), Justingrad (Formerly called), Justynhrad, Yustingrod (Polish), Загайполь(Russian), Zagaipol, Sokolivka, Юстiнград (Ukrainian) Justingrad is a Jewish shtetl which was completely destroyed in the XX century. Now it is a part of a small Sokolivka village in...

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Konela

Posted by on Сер 15, 2015 in Cherkasy region, Shtetls | 0 comments

Koneła (Polish), Конела – Konela (Ukrainian, Russian) Konela is a village located in the Cherkassy region of central Ukraine and a part of Zhashkov district. The village’s estimated population is 601 (as of 2001). Konela is approx. 20 km from Zhashkov, 5 km from Sokolovka and 44 km from Uman. In XIX – beginning of XX century Konela was a shtetl of Lipovets Yezd of Kiev Gubernia A Jewish community existed in Konela from the beginning of the 19th century....

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Zhashkov

Posted by on Чер 15, 2015 in Cherkasy region, Shtetls | 0 comments

זאשקאוו (Yiddish), Zaszkow (Polish), Жашків (Ukrainian), Жашков (Russian) Zhashkov is a historic city, founded in 1636 and located in the Cherkassy region of central Ukraine and the center of Zhashkov district. The city’s estimated population is 14,116 (as of 2014). Zhashkov is approx. 64 km from Uman, 160 km from Kiev and about 78 km from Talne. The town became a part of the Russian Empire in 1793 after the third Partition of Poland. Before the Revolution of 1917,...

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Sudilkov

Posted by on Тра 6, 2015 in Khmelnytskyi region, Shtetls | 2 comments

סודילקאוו (Hebrew), Судилків (Ukrainian), Судилков (Russian), Sudyłków (Polish) Much of information for this article was taken from Max Grossman’s personal website. Sudilkov is a village located in the Shepetovka district of Khmelnitski (former Kamenets-Podolski) region. The village’s population is estimated at 5,277 (as of 2007). Sudilkov is approx. 34 km from Polonne and in 280 km from Kiev. In the beginning of the XX century Sudilkov was located about 6 km from Shepetovka but is now a suburb of Shepetovka. The...

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Shepetovka

Posted by on Бер 29, 2015 in Khmelnytskyi region, Shtetls | 0 comments

Шепетівка (Ukrainian), Шепетовка – Shepetovka (Russian), שעפּעטיווקע (Yiddish), Szepetówka (Polish), Schepetowka (German),  another pronunciations – Shchepetovka, Schepetiwka, Szepietowka, Sepitivka, Shepetifke Shepetovka is a city located in the Khmelnitskiy region. It is located on the Rivers Guska and Kosetska. The city’s estimated population is 43 661 (as of 2010). Shepetovka is approx. 100 km from Khmelnitskiy and in 270 km from Kiev. The first mention of Shepetivka appears in Polish sources dating from 1594. It was given Magdeburg Rights at...

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