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Taurida gubernia

 

map of Taurida Gubernia
Taurida Gubernia - Southernmost Ukraine

Taurida gubernia was established in 1802. It was dissolved during the Russian Revolution in 1917-1918, when oblasts replaced the gubernias. Its territory was divided between the Ukraine in the North,and the Crimea in the South.

It's now divided into eight districts (uyezds): Aleshki or Dniepr, Berdyansk, Melitopol, Eupatoria, Perekop, Simferopol, Theodosia and Yalta, as well as the two cities of Kerch and Sevastopol.

The MAJOR JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN TAURIDA GUBERNIA are:
Berdyansk   Dnepr/Aleshki (Tsyurupinsk
Feodosiya   Melitopol
Perekop   Simferopol
Yalta   Yevpatoriya

 

Records Available

There are records from Taurida at the Family History Library. More info is here.

 

Other Links

For more information about Taurida, visit the World History at KLMA:
http://www.zum.de/whkmla/region/russia/xgovtaurida.html

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