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City/Town/Shtetl Current Location Earlier Location Region Volost Approximate  Population (year)   City Founding Notes
City/Town/Shtetl Country/Oblast*/Raion** as of date shown in parentheses Country/Gubernia*/Uyezd** as of date shown in parentheses (Rayon) (Volost) Coordinates - latitude, longitude Total Jewish Date  
Baladina                  
Berdichev
Berdychiv
Ukraine/Zhitomir/? (2004)       49.88N, 28.53E        
Berdyansk
Bardiansk
Bardyansk
Ukraine/Crimea?/?       46.75N, 36.78E        
Berlin Germany       52.52N, 13,47E        
Bobryisk
Bobruisk
Babruysk
Belarus/Minsk/Bobruisk Belarus/Minsk/Bobruisk (1899)     53.12N, 29.22E        
Bregin
Brehi
Brahin
Bragin
Belarus/Minsk/Rechitsa? (1985) Belarus/Minsk/Rechitsa (1899)     51.85N, 30.25E       Said to be 5 mi. from Chernobyl.
Bryansk
Debryansk
Bryn
Brinyu
Russia/Bryansk/Bryansk (2005) Russia/Chernigov/Bryansk? (13th-14th centuries)
Russia/Orlov/? (1778-1920)
Russia/Bryansk/Bryansk (1920-present)
    53.15N, 34.22E 454700 (2001)    Before 985.  
Cherkasy
Cherkassy
Ukraine/Cherkasy/Cherkasy? (2005)       49.43N, 32.05E        
Dmitrovsk-Orlovsky Russia/Orel/? Russia/?/?     52.50N, 35.17E        
Dnepropetrovsk - formerly
Yekaterinaslav (until 1926)
Ukraine/Dnepropetrovsk/?   Ekaterinaslav   48.25N, 34.13E       Area east of Kherson, south of Poltava and Kharkov, and north of Crymea
Donetsk Ukraine/Donetsk/?       48.00N, 37.58E       Also spelled Doneck; formerly called Yuzovka and Stalino
Dyatlovo Belarus/Grodno/? (1985)       53.50N, 25.40E        
Ekaterinoslav See Dnepropetrovsk       48.25N, 34.13E        
Gomel
Homel'
Belarus/Mogilev/Gomel       52.33N, 31.05E        
Grodno
Hrodna
Belarus/Grodno/Grodno       53.67N, 23.82E        
Kanichi Belarus                
Kapitonovka Russia                
Kherson Ukraine/Kherson/?       56.63N, 32.57E        
Kholmech Belarus/Minsk/Rechitsa                
Kiev
Kijew
Ukraine/Kiev/Kiev?       50.45N, 30.50E     8th century  
Komarin Belarus/Minsk/Rechitsa       51.50N, 30.50E        
Korma Belarus/Gomel/? (2005) Belarus/Mogilyov/Rogachev               
Kossova
Kossovo
Belarus/Grodno/? (1985)       52.85N, 25.12E        
Krakow Poland/?/?       50.08N, 20.00E        
Kremenchug
Kremenchuk
Ukraine/?/? (2004)       49.07N, 33.43E        
Krishchev
Krichev
Belarus/Mogilov/? (1985)       53.70N, 31.70E        
Krolenientz                  
Krosin Russia/?/?                
Leipzig Germany       51.33N, 12.40E        
Leningrad See St. Petersburg       59.95N, 30.33E        
Lodz Poland/?/?       51.77N, 19.50E        
Loev' Belarus/Minsk/Rechitsa       51.95N, 30.80E        
Michurinsk Russia/Tambov/?       51.88N, 40.53E        
Minsk Belarus/Minsk/Minsk Belarus/Minsk/Minsk (1899)     53.90N, 27.58E        
Mogilev
Mahilyow
Belarus/Mogilev/Mogilev (1985)       53.88N, 30.25E        
Moscow Russia/Moscow/Moscow? (2005)       55.75N, 37.62E        
Mozyr
Mazyr
Mozyr'
Belarus/Minsk/Mozyr (1985) Belarus/Minsk/Mozyr (1899)     52.05N, 29.23E        
Mstislavl
Mstsislaw
Belarus/Mogilev/Mstislavl       52.04N, 31.70E        
Novosibirsk Russia/Novosibirsk/Novosibirsk? (2005)       55.15N, 82.97E        
Odessa
Odesa
Ukraine       46.42N, 30.73E        
Orel
Oryol
Orl
Russia/Orel/? (2005)       52.98N, 36.08E        
Paris France       48.85N, 2.33E        
Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky
Pereiaslav-Khmelnitsky
a.k.a Pereyaslav
Ukraine/Kiev/?       50.08N, 31.42E        
Pinsk Belarus/Minsk/Mozyr       52.17N, 26.08E        
Podolsk Russia/Moscow/?       55.43N, 37.55E        
Poltava
Poltavshchina
Ukraine/Poltava/Poltava?       49.88N, 32.97E 315000(1989), 313400 (2004)   Current name dates from 15th century; earlier known as Ltava  
Pruzhany Belarus/Grodno?/Pruzhany? (1985) Belarus/Grodno/? (1834)     52.70N, 24.40E        
Putyvl'
Potiwil
Putivl
Putyvel
Ukraine/Sumy/Putyvl (2005) Russia/Kursk/? (1779-1925)     51.33N, 33.87E       Kursk Gubernia 1779-1925; now in Sumy Oblast
Rechitsa
Rechytsa
Belarus/Minsk/Rechitsa
Belarus/Vitebsk/Rechitsa
Belarus/Rechitsa/?  (1797)
Belarus/Minsk/Rechitsa (1899)
    52.37N, 30.40E        
Romny
Romni
Ukraine/Sumy/Romny (1985) Russia/Poltava/Romny? (1878-1890)     50.77N, 33.52E 57000 (1989)   Approx. 1200 (recently had 900th birthday)  
Rostov-on-Don Russia/Rostov/?       47.27N, 39.78E        
Rozany
Ruzhany
Belarus/Grodno/?       52.87N, 24.88E        
Sajalin Russia                
Saratov Russia/Saratov       51.50N, 45.50E        
Serpukhov Russia/Moscow/?       54.88N, 37.45E        
Shklov
Shklow
Belarus/?/? (2005)       54.18N, 30.38E        
Skidel
Skidel'
Belarus/Grodno/Grodno       53.70N, 24.20E        
Slonim Belarus/Grodno/? (1985)       53.10N, 25.20E        
Slutsk Belarus/Minsk/Slutsk       53.03N, 27.57E     <1116 Earlier part of Lithuania, Poland, and Russia
Smolensk Russia/Smolensk/?       54.77N, 32.05E       May have been in Mogilev at one time
Smorgon Belarus/Vilna-Grodno/Oshmiany                
Sochi Russia/?/?       43.58N, 39.83E        
St. Petersburg Russia/?/?       59.95N, 30.33E        
Tatarsk Russia/Smolensk/?  (2005) Belarus/Mogilyov/Mstislavl              
Trovgorod
Turovgrad
Turovgorod
Ukraine?                
Uzda Belarus/Minsk/Igumen       53.50N, 27.20E       NNW of Slutsk
  ?/Kurland & Lifland/?               Now in Latvia?
  ?/Tavrich/?                
  ?/Vilensk/?                
  Moldova/?/?               Largely current Moldova
  Poland/?/?                
  Ukraine/Podolsk/?                
    Lithuania/Kovno/?             Northerly region of Pale of Settlement; mostly in modern Lithuania
Vitebsk
Vitsyebsk
Belarus/Vitebsk/Vitsyebsk       55.20N, 30.27E     974 by Princess Olga of Kiev  
Yekaterinoslav See Dnepropetrovsk       48.25N, 34.13E        
Zhetel                  

 

 

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