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Shtetls of Podolskaya Gubernia

Shtetls of Podolskaya Gubernia

We first appeared here about 500 years ago…

On the even of the first world war 400,000 of our ancestors lived in over 100 small-towns (Shtetlach) in this picturesque part of Ukraine called Podolia.

On this map you can find 96 shtetls of Podololia Gubernia which has more than 1000 person of Jewish population according to 1897 census.

Каменец-Подольский – Kamenets-Podolsky (Russian) – more details
16211 Jews according to 1897 census (45% of total population)

Bałta (Polish), Balte (Yiddish), Yusefgorod (Polish), Балта – Balta (Russian)
13235 Jews according to 1897 census (57% of total population)

Bracław (Polish), Bratzlav, בראָסלעוו (Yiddish), Braslav (Formerly), Брацлав – Bratslav (Russian) – more details
3290 Jews according to 1897 census (42% of total population)

‎Winitza (Yiddish), Winnica (Polish), Винница – Vinnitsa (Russian)
11689 Jews according to 1897 census (38% of total population)

Aysyn (Yiddish), Hajsyn (Polish), Гайсин – Gaisin (Russian)
4321 Jews according to 1897 census (46% of total population)

Latyczów (Polish), Letyciv, Летичев – Letichev (Russian), Летичів (Ukrainian)
4108 Jews according to 1897 census (57% of total population)

Литин – Litin (Russian), Літин (Ukrainian)
3874 Jews according to 1897 census (41% of total population)

Chmielnik (Polish), Хмельник – Khmelnik (Russian), Хмільник (Ukrainian)
5977 Jews according to 1897 census (51% of total population)

Mogilów (Polish), Mogilov-Podolski, Могилёв-Подольский (Russian), Могилів-Подільський (Ukrainian)
12344 Jews according to 1897 census (55% of total population)

Bar (Polish), Бар (Ukrainian), Бар – Bar (Russian)
5772 Jews according to 1897 census (58% of total population)

Ольгопіль (Ukrainian), Ольгополь – Olgopol (Russian), Рогузька-Чечельницькая (Formerly called)
‎2473 Jews according to 1897 census (30% of total population)

‎Проскуров – Proskurov (Formerly called), Хмельницкий – Khmelnitskii (Russian), Хмельницький (Ukrainian)
11411 Jews according to 1897 census (50% of total population)

Nova Oshitza (Polish), Novaja Osica (Czech), Новая Ушица – Novaya Ushitza (Russian)
2213 Jews according to 1897 census (35% of total population)

Старая Ушица – Staraya Ushitza (Russian)
1583 Jews according to 1897 census (38% of total population)

Iampol (Romanian), Ямпіль (Ukrainian), Ямполь – Yampol (Russian)
2823 Jews according to 1897 census (43% of total population)

Berszad (Polish), Бершадь – Bershad (Russian)
6603 Jews according to 1897 census (74% of total population)

Bogopol – became a part of Pervomaysk in 1919
5909 Jews according to 1897 census (82% of total population)

Worchowka (Polish), Berhefke Yiddish), Верхівка (Ukrainian), Верховка – Verkhovka (Russian)
1094 Jews according to 1897 census (35% of total population)

Volkovintsy 
1178 Jews according to 1897 census (32% of total population)

Vinkivtsi
1768 Jews according to 1897 census (56% of total population)

Voronovycja, Voronovitsy, Woronowica (Polish), Вороновица – Voronovitsa (Russian), Вороновиця (Ukrainian)
1411 Jews according to 1897 census (47% of total population)

Varshilovka (Yiddish), Vorosilovka (Dutch), Woroshilowka (Polish), Ворошилівка (Ukrainian), Ворошиловка – Voroshilovka (Russian) – more details
Ворошиловка 1592 Jews according to 1897 census (50% of total population)

Holovenevsk (Yiddish), Hołowaniewskie (Polish), Голованевск – Golovanevsk (Russian), Голованівськ (Ukrainian)
Голованевск 4320 Jews according to 1897 census (53% of total population)

Goloskovo
1272 Jews according to 1897 census (84% of total population)

Gródek Jagielloński (Polish), Городок (Ukrainian), Городок – Gorodok (Russian)
3194 Jews according to 1897 census (36% of total population)
don’t miss with Horodoks in Lviv and Volyn oblast

Gusiatyn, Gusatin, Usiatyn, Gusyatin (Russian), Husiatin (Yiddish), Husiatyń (Polish), Гусятин – Gusiatin (Russian), Гусятин – Husiatyn (Ukrainian)
1153 Jews according to 1897 census (41% of total population)
This “Husyatin” was situated only on left bank of Zbruch river. Right bank Husyatin was a part of Austria-Hungary.

Dzierażnia, Derazhnya (Polish), Деражня (Ukrainian), Деражня – Derazhnia (Russian)
Дережня 3333 Jews according to 1897 census (68% of total population)

Djurin (Polish, Yiddish & Hebrew), Джурин (Ukrainian), Джурин – Dzhurin (Russian)
1585 Jews according to 1897 census (34% of total population)

Дзигівка (Ukrainian), Дзыговка – Dzygovka (Russian)
2187 Jews according to 1897 census (30% of total population)

Schabokritsch, Zabokryc, Żabokrzycz (Polish), Zhabokritch (Yiddish), Жабокрич (Ukrainian), Жабокрич – Zhabokrich (Russian)
1307 Jews according to 1897 census (21% of total population)

Zhvanets
3353 Jews according to 1897 census (67% of total population)

Zhmerinka (Russian), Zmierzynka (Polish)
2396 Jews according to 1897 census (17% of total population)

Zinkov (Yiddish), Zińków (Polish), Зиньков – Zinkov (Russian), Зіньків (Ukrainian)
3719 Jews according to 1897 census (53% of total population)

Kalinówka (Polish), Kolenivka (Yiddish), Калинівка (Ukrainian), Калиновка – Kalinovka (Russian)
1052 Jews according to 1897 census (41% of total population)

Kamenka, Kamionka (Polish)
2902 Jews according to 1897 census (43% of total population)
Located on the territory of PMR – partially recognized state located mostly on a strip of land between the River Dniester and the eastern Moldovan border with Ukraine

Киблич – Kiblich (Russian), Кіблич (Ukrainian)
1067 Jews according to 1897 census (34% of total population)

Китайгород (Ukrainian), Китайгород – Kitaigorod (Russian)
1087 Jews according to 1897 census (49% of total population)

Knyazhe-Timanovka, Knyazhopol
1040 Jews according to 1897 census (95% of total population)

Codâma (Romanian), Kodima (Yiddish), Кодима (Ukrainian), Кодыма – Kodyma (Russian)
2041 Jews according to 1897 census (48% of total population)

Copaigorod, Kopai Gorod, Koprod, Kopaigorod (Yiddish), Kopajgród (Polish), Копайгород (Ukrainian)
1720 Jews according to 1897 census (58% of total population)

Велика Кісниця (Ukrainian), Великая Косница – Velikaia Kosnitsa (Russian)
781 Jews according to 1897 census (13% of total population)

Krasne – Красне (Ukrainian)
2590 Jews according to 1897 census (91% of total population)

Кривое Озеро (Russian), Kryve Ozero
5478 Jews according to 1897 census (70% of total population)

Круті (Ukrainian), Крутые – Krutye (Russian)
2389 Jews according to 1897 census (50% of total population)

Krizhopol (Yiddish), Kryżopil (Polish), Крижопіль (Ukrainian), Крыжополь – Kryzhopol (Russian)
668 Jews according to 1897 census (59% of total population)

Kyzmin
890 Jews according to 1897 census (30% of total population)

Kupin
1351 Jews according to 1897 census (97% of total population)

Murovani Kurylivtsi (Ukrainian),Maravna Krilovitz (Polish),  Куриловцы Мурованные (Russian)
1410 Jews according to 1897 census (32% of total population)

Ladejn (Yiddish), Ładyżyn (Polish), Ладижин (Ukrainian), Ладыжин – Ladyzhin (Russian)
3212 Jews according to 1897 census (49% of total population)

Lucinet (Yiddish), Lutschinez (Polish), Лучинец (Russian), Лучинець (Ukrainian)
1050 Jews according to 1897 census (27% of total population)

Лянцкорунь- Lyantskorun, became a Zarichanka in 1947
1893 Jews according to 1897 census (50% of total population)

Medzibezh, Medzibozh, Mezhibezh, Mezhybozhe (Alternative Name), Międzybuż (Polish), Międzybóż, Меджибіж (Ukrainian), Меджибож – Medzhibozh (Russian),
6040 Jews according to 1897 census (74% of total population)

Межирів (Ukrainian), Межиров – Mezhirov (Russian)
1345 Jews according to 1897 census (59% of total population)

Миньковцы – Minkovtsi
2196 Jews according to 1897 census (67% of total population)

Mihalpol, now it has name Mihailovka
1392 Jews according to 1897 census (59% of total population)

Мурафа (Ukrainian), Мурафа – Murafa (Russian)
Мурафа Старая 1350 Jews according to 1897 census (99% of total population)

Myastkovka – It was renamed to Gorodovka in 1946.
Мястковка 2105 Jews according to 1897 census (26% of total population)

Немирів (Ukrainian), Немиров – Nemirov (Russian)
5287 Jews according to 1897 census (59% of total population)

Mikołajów (Polish), Миколаїв – Mykolaiv (Ukrainian), Николаев – Nikolayev (Russian)
2189 Jews according to 1897 census (60% of total population)

Novo Konstantinov – Ново Константинов (Ukrainian), Новый Константинов (Russian)
2320 Jews according to 1897 census (59% of total population)

Obodovka (Yiddish), Obodówka (Polish), Ободівка (Ukrainian), Ободовка – Obodovka (Russian)
1676 Jews according to 1897 census (22% of total population)

Ozarinet (Romanian), Ozarintsy (Russian), Ozarynci (Ukrainian)
994 Jews according to 1897 census (25% of total population)

Orynin, Орынин
2412 Jews according to 1897 census (42% of total population)

Pistchanka (Yiddish), Piszczanka (Polish), Песчанка – Peschanka (Russian), Піщанка (Ukrainian)
3682 Jews according to 1897 census (49% of total population)

Novyy Pykiv (Formerly), Pikov (Polish), Пиків (Ukrainian), Пиков – Pikov (Russian)
1479 Jews according to 1897 census (100% of total population)

Raigrod (Yiddish), Райгород (Ukrainian), Райгород – Raigorod (Russian)
995 Jews according to 1897 census (44% of total population)
??Don’t miss with Raihorodok??

Рашков, Rashkov
3201 Jews according to 1897 census (55% of total population)

Rybnitsa, Рыбницы
1574 Jews according to 1897 census (39% of total population)

Kanetspol – XVIII, Sauran (Dutch), Sawrań (Polish), Саврань – Savran (Russian), Саврань – Savran (Ukrainian)
3198 Jews according to 1897 census (54% of total population)

Сатанів (Ukrainian), Сатанов – Satanov (Russian)
2848 Jews according to 1897 census (65% of total population)

Стара Синява (Ukrainian), Старая Синява – Staraya Sinyava (Russian)
2279 Jews according to 1897 census (49% of total population)

Смотрич (Ukrainian), Смотрич – Smotrich (Russian)
1725 Jews according to 1897 census (39% of total population)

Sobolevka, Соболевка (Russian), Соболівка (Ukrainian)
1121 Jews according to 1897 census (20% of total population)
Солобківці (Ukrainian), Солобковцы – Solobkovtsy (Russian)
1307 Jews according to 1897 census (39% of total population)

Stanislavcik (Yiddish), Станиславчик – Stanislavchik (Russian), Станіславчик (Ukrainian)
1207 Jews according to 1897 census (23% of total population)

Tepłyk (Polish), Теплик (Ukrainian), Теплик – Teplik (Russian)
3725 Jews according to 1897 census (53% of total population)

Tarnovka (Yiddish), Ternowka (German), Тернівка (Ukrainian), Терновка – Ternovka (Russian)
2823 Jews according to 1897 census (53% of total population)

Tomashpol (Yiddish), Tomaszpol (Polish), Томашпіль (Ukrainian), Томашполь – Tomashpol (Russian)
4515 Jews according to 1897 census (91% of total population)

Trostjanec’, Trostjanez, Тростянець (Ukrainian), Тростянець – Trostianets (Russian)
2421 Jews according to 1897 census (55% of total population)

Tul’chin (Russian), Tulczyn (Polish), Tultchin (Yiddish), Tultschin, Tulcyn
10055 Jews according to 1897 census (62% of total population)

Tiuriv (Yiddish), Tyvrov – Тывров (Russian), Tywrów (Polish), Тиврів (Ukrainian)
1051 Jews according to 1897 census (33% of total population)

Ulanov (Yiddish), Ułanów (Polish), Уланoв – Ulanov (Russian), Уланів (Ukrainian)
2000 Jews according to 1897 census (98% of total population). Last Jew of Ulanov died in the end of 2000’s.

Felshtin. It was renamed in Hvardeiskoe in 1947.
1885 Jews according to 1897 census (94% of total population)

Frampol. It is now known as Kosogorka.
1216 Jews according to 1897 census (98% of total population)

Черневці (Ukrainian), Черневцы – Chernevtsi (Russian)
2274 Jews according to 1897 census (25% of total population)

Chornyi Ostrov
2216 Jews according to 1897 census (79% of total population)

Chichelnik (Yiddish), Czeczelnik (Polish), Чечельник (Ukrainian), Чечельник – Chechelnik (Russian)
3388 Jews according to 1897 census (42% of total population)

Sharovka
753 Jews according to 1897 census (36% of total population)

Kuchuk-Istanbul, Sarhorod (Formerly called), Sargorog (Hebrew), Shargorod, Шаргород (Russian), Sharigrod, Sharigrad, שריגרוד, שאריגראד (Yiddish), Szarogród (Polish), Шаргород (Ukrainian)
3989 Jews according to 1897 census (72% of total population)

Shpikov – Шпиков (Russian), Spykiv – Шпиків (Ukrainian), Szpików (Polish)
1875 Jews according to 1897 census (38% of total population)

Юзефполь-Людв. , Uzefpol – I haven’t identify current town location yet
872 Jews according to 1897 census (36% of total population)

Jaltuskow (Polish), Ялтушків (Ukrainian), Ялтушков – Ialtushkov, Yaltushkov (Russian)
1238 Jews according to 1897 census (35% of total population)

Янов- Yanov. It was renamed of Ivanov
2088 Jews according to 1897 census (38% of total population)

Ярмолинці (Ukrainian), Ярмолинцы – Iarmolintsy (Russian)
2633 Jews according to 1897 census (50% of total population)

Yaruga
1271 Jews according to 1897 census (51% of total population)

Ярышев – Yarishev
1499 Jews according to 1897 census (41% of total population)

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