Balta's Old Jewish Cemetery
Balta is located 121 km. (75 miles) north-northeast of Kishinev and
200 km. (124 miles) north of Odessa.
It is in southeast Podolia Gubernia, on the border with Kherson Gubernia.
Its map coordinates are 47° 56' north latitude and 29° 37' east longitude.
The earliest known Jewish community dates to 1700.
1900 population: 13,235
1939 population: 9,116
Name Variants: Balta [Russian and Ukrainian]; Balte [Yiddish]; Bałta [Polish]