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Submitted by David Mark Strausfeld

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Category: Translation - Polish
Approval Date: 8/24/2014 4:22 PM
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Country: Ukraine
Date of Image: 1880 or so
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This is a page from the Geographical Dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland. I'm interested in information about the town of Blotnia, which is about 20 km southeast of Peremyshlyany. I have a partial translation but request a translation of certain additional information about the town.

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8/26/2014 3:30 AM Blotna - a village in Przemyslanski district, two and half miles south-east of Przemyslany. (next paragraph talks about different types of land eg. agriculture, orchards, forest etc). Population: Catholics - 59; Orthodox - 1005; Jewish - 7. In total 1071. Catholics belong to a parish in Firlejow, the Orthodox population has its own local parish which belongs to Narejowski decanate. The village has a government-funded school. The majority of real estate is owned by the City of Lwow as a result of a bequest made by Mr Gosiewski, former owner of the area. Mr Gosiewski was the last member of the Gosiewski - the once Lithuanian magnates.

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