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The JewishGen Gazetteer contains the names of one million localities in 54 countries in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia.

The data is based on the U.S. Board on Geographic Names databases.  For each locality, the search results will display:

  • The place's name(s), with the native name in bold.
  • Coordinates — latitude and longitude.
  • Links to maps.
  • Country in which the locality is located today.
  • Distance and direction from reference point.
  • Link to display all places within a 10 mile radius.


For a database of 6,000 Jewish communities in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, search the JewishGen Communities Database.

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