Plunge, Lithuania

 

Jewish Community of  Plungyan

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Coordinates: 55°55′N 21°51′E

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Plungė, Lithuania


Plungė [Lith], Plungiany [Rus], Plungian [Yid], Płungiany [Pol], Pluņģe [Latv], Plungyan, Plungyany, Plungės, Plunjen, Plongė


Russian: Плунгяны. Yiddish: פּלונגיאַן. Hebrew: פּלוּנגֶה.

In NW Lithuania, 16 miles WSW of Telšiai (Telz), 31 miles ENE of Klaipėda (Memel).


Jewish Population: 2,502 (in 1897), 1,815 (in 1923)


1900: 

Plungiany, Telshi uyezd, Kovno gubernia, Russian Empire

1930: 

Plungė, Telšiai apskritis, Lithuania

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Searchable Databases & additional information


  1. Find other researchers for your shtetl by searching JGFF Town Search

  2. Search Yad Vashem

  3. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

  4. Search the Litvak ALD

  5. Check the Cemetery Database

  6. Litvak Portal

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  1. Yizkor Books (3):

    1. Plungyan: A Memoir (, )

    2. Pinkas ha-kehilot; entsiklopediya shel ha-yishuvim le-min hivasdam ve-ad le-aher shoat milhemet ha-olam ha-sheniya: Lithuania (Jerusalem, 1996)

    3. Lite (vol. 1) (New York, 1951) 


  

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