Podu Turcului, Romania
Coordinates: 46.204°N 27.386°E
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Podu Turcului is a village in Bacău County in northeast Romania. It is about 220 km (140 mi) north-northeast of Bucareşti and about 100 km (60 mi) south of Iaşi. For additional information, see the JewishGen locality page for the village.
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The image on the right shows a Google Maps satellite view of Podu Turcului (unfortunately, Google’s resolution is rather low for this area)
The photo below on the left shows a view looking northeastward from Route 11A on the approach from Adjud, the nearest town to the west. The photo on the right shows a view looking westward from Route 11A on the approach from Bârlad, the nearest town to the east. Note the horse-drawn wagon, still a very common means of transportation in this part of Romania. (Unless noted otherwise, all embedded photographs are courtesy of Jay Sage.)
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