Coordinates: 48˚ 29' N, 26˚ 63' E

13 miles SSW of Kamyanets-Podilskyy

  29 miles ENE of Chernivtsi



Ukrainian, Russian: Хотин.     Yiddish: חוטין

Ukrainian:  Khotyn   Russian:   Khotin

Polish: Chocim   Hungarian: Hotin


This website is dedicated to the families of Khotyn, including that of our maternal grandfather Kalman (Charles) Vaynshteyn (Weinstein), son of Schmuel (Samuel) , grandson of Moishe.

Khotyn, in the Chernivtsi oblast of Ukraine today, was the former district center of N Bessarabia , on the border with Podolia and Galicia.   In 1900 there were 9,291 Jewish inhabitants. It is located on the right, southwestern bank of the Dniester River.




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Last Updated May, 9 2015

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