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      Date Last Updated: 07-Aug-2014

Vitebsk Districts and Towns

 
  VITEBSK DISTRICTS AND TOWNS  
 

Vitebsk Districts


Vitebsk Gubernia was comprised of 11 districts (uyezds):

Drissa, Dvinsk, Gorodok, Lepel, Liutsin, Nevel, Polotsk, Rezhitsa, Sebezh, Velizh, and Vitebsk. Note that Dvinsk, Rezhitsa and Liutsin uyezds are now in Latvia; and that Sebezh, Nevel and parts of Gorodok and Velizh uyezds are now in Russia; the remainder of the uyezds are in Belarus.


Vitebsk Gubernia Maps

Gubernia map


The following map were contributed AA.

Vitbesk map



Jewish population of Vitebsk Gubernia according to the 1897 census:
(This information comes from http://www.beljews.info/Vitebsk.htm)

City

All Population

Jewish population

% of jews

Vitebsk

65.719

34.420

52.4

Surazh

2.731

1.246

45.6

Velizh

12.180

5.982

49.1

Garadok

5.023

3.413

67.9

Dvinsk

69.489

32.639

46.6

Drisa

4.237

2.856

67.4

Lepel

6.274

3.379

53.9

Lutsin

5.140

2.803

54.5

Nevel

9.339

5.815

62.3

Polatsk

20.274

12.481

61.6

Rezhitsa

10.768

6.478

60.2

Sebezh

4.326

2.561

59.2

Beshenkavichi

4.423

3.182

71.9

Varkliany

1.810

1.365

75.4

Glazmanka

2.328

1.976

84.9

Daeda

1.516

1.026

67.7

Il`ina

1.415

1.105

78.1

Kolyshki

1.568

1.227

78.3

Kreitzburg (with sloboda Novaya)

4.150

3.164

76.2

Kreslauka

7.834

4.051

51.7

Livengof

2.658

1.406

52.9

Asveya

2.830

1.660

58.7

Preli

2.104

1.375

65.4

Sirotina

1.998

1.766

88.4

Ula

2.485

1.539

61.9

Ushachi

1.460

1.129

77.3

Chashniki

4.590

3.480

75.8

Yanavichi

2.359

1.702

72.1



Vitebsk Towns

The following alphabetical list shows the towns in Vitebsk area (Gubernia). The underlined hyperlinked town name items point to a JewishGen Shtetl site for that town. When there is additional information about a town there will be a link that says "more info". This information has been provided by researchers like you.

If you have any more information about any of these towns please contact Esther Rechtschafner.


Aronova -

Balvi - It is also known as Bolovsk (Latitude: 5708' Longitude: 2715' )

Berezovka - (Latitude: 5447' Longitude: 2740')

Berzhnik -

Beshenkobichy - It is also known as Beshenkobichy, and Beshenkowitschi (Latitude: 5503' Longitude: 2927')

Bildyugi -

Bocheykovo - It is also known as Botcheikev, and Botcheikovo (Latitude: 5501' Longitude: 2909')

Borkhovo -

Borukhova Lutsin -

Brusovanka -

Bubni - (Latitude: 5600' Longitude: 2959')

Chashniki - (Latitude: 5452' Longitude: 2910') More info

Dagda -

Daugavpils - It is also known as Dvinsk (Latitude: 5553' Longitude: 2632') More info

Dinaburg - This district is now part ofLatvia (Latitude: 5606' Longitude: 2732')

Disna - This is district is now Belarus (Latitude: 5529' Longitude: 2723' ) More info

Drissa - This district is now Belarus. It is also known as Verkhnedvinsk More info

Druya - It is also known as Druja (Latitude: 5547' Longitude: 2727')

Germanovichi - It is also known as Germanoviche, and Hermanowicze (Latitude: 5524' Longitude: 2748')

Glazmanka - It is also known as Gostini (Latitude: 5637' Longitude: 2547')

Glubokoye - It is also known as Hlybokaye (Latitude: 5508' Longitude: 2741') More info

Golubicy -

Leonpol - (Latitude: 5548' Longitude: 2747')

Gorodok - This district is now Belarus.     Gorodok Website     More info
Gorodok (Vitebsk Oblast)

Ilino - (Latitude: 5706' Longitude: 2704')

Karsava (Korsovka) - (Latitude: 5647' Longitude: 2740')

Kolishki - (Latitude: 5510' Longitude: 3058') More info

Kraslava - It is also known as Kreslavka (Latitude: 5554' Longitude: 2710') More info

Kreitsburg - It is also known as Krustpils (Latitude: 5630' Longitude: 2551') More info

Lepel - It is also known as Lyepyel and Leple (Latitude: 5453' Longitude: 2842') More info

Livengof -

Lodi -

Lutsin - This district is now Belarus More info

Luzhek -

Nevel - This district is now located in Russia More info

Osveya - It is also known as Asveya (Latitude: 5601' Longitude: 2806')

Plisa - It is also known as PASTAVY, and POSTAWY (Latitude: 5507' Longitude: 2650')

Polatsk - It is also known as Polotsk and Polozk (Latitude: 5529' Longitude: 2847') More info

Preli -

Rezhitza - It is also known as Rezekne and Rositten (Latitude: 5630'N Longitude: 2719'E) More info

Sebeza - It is also known as Sebezh and Sebeza (Latitude: 5706' Longitude: 2704') More info

Shaikovshina -

Shulyatino -

Shumilino - (Latitude: 5518' Longitude: 2937')

Sirotino - (Latitude: 5523' Longitude: 2937')

Sokol - This district is now Belarus

Surazh - (Latitude: 5525' Longitude: 3044') Katznelson Family Story  Matusow Family Story2  More info

Ulla - (Latitude: 5514' Longitude: 2915')

Ushach - It is also known as Ushachi, (Latitude: 5511' Longitude: 2837')

Usvyat - More info

Volntzach - More info

Varklyani -

Velizh - (Latitude: 5536' Longitude: 3112') More info

Vishki -

Vitebsk Rogatka -

Volkovo -

Yanovichi - (Latitude: 5517' Longitude: 3042') More info

Zhagori -

Zheimi -

Zvannoe Pochevitsa -