Geographic Atlas of the Russian Empire, Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Finland:

   divided into governorates.

   Lieutenant-Colonel Pyadyshev, Military Cartographic Depot, yrs. 1820-1827.   

 

Географический атлас Российской империи, Царства Польского и Великого

княжества Финляндского, расположенный по губерниям на русском и

французском языках. Ответственный: Подполковник Пядышев, Военно-Картографическое Депо. 1820-1827 годы. 

Geograficheskoj atlas Rossijskoj Imperii, Tsarstva Pol'skogo i Velikogo Kniazhestva Finliandskogo, raspolozhennyy po

guberniyam na russkom i frantsuzskom yazykakh. 

Otvetstvennyy: Podpolkovnik Pyadyshev,Voyenno-Kartograficheskoye Depo. 1820-1827 gody. 

 

From the National Library of Russia and On-line at: World Digital Library

 

Maps of Russian gubernii within the Pale of Jewish Settlement (1804-1925), plus Courland, Lifland, Estland, Pskov, Smolensk, Novgorod and Kharkov. 

Maps feature communities named in two alphabets: Cyrillic (Russian) and Roman (German, Polish, or French). 

 

 Astrakhan gubernia 1823 (Russian, French)

 

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     Jews in Astrakhan:

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/2050-astrakhan

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0002_0_01530.html

Bessarabia gubernia 1821 (Russian, French)

 

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     Jews in Bessarabia:

     http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org/article.aspx/Bessarabia

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0003_0_02825.html

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/3185-bessarabia

Caucasia gubernia 1825 (Russian, French)

 

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     Jews of Caucasia:

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/4156-caucasus

     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_Jews

Chernigov gubernia 1821 (Russian, French)

 

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     Jewish history to ~ 1900:

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/4308-chernigov

 

     A brief history of Jews in Chernigov guberniia and city up to WWII:

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0004_0_04221.html

 

     History, maps and links to present day:

     http://jewua.org/chernigov/

 

     History and statistics of Chernigov:

     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chernigov_Governorate

  

Courland gubernia 1820 (Russian, German)

 

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     Jews in Courland:

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0005_0_04677.html

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/4708-courland

     http://www.jewishgen.org/Courland/geography.htm

     A history of Latvia and its Jews:

     https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Latvia.html

     Communities:

     Mitau (Jelgava)

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0011_0_10064.html

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/10883-mitau

     Bauska 

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/2676-bausk

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0003_0_02206.html

     Libau  

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/9942-libau

    Jekabpils 

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0011_0_10060.html

Ekaterinoslav gubernia 1820 (Russian, French) 

 

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     A brief history of the Jews in Ekaterinoslav:

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/5499-ekaterinoslav

Estland gubernia 1820 (Russian, German)

 

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Grodno gubernia 1820 (Russian, Polish)

 

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     Jews in Grodno: 

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0008_0_07885.html

     http://www.grodnoonline.org/lost_worlds/section_1_test.html

     http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org/article.aspx/Hrodna

     http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus/grodno/hist.htm

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/6882-grodno

Kharkov gubernia 1821 (Russian, French)

 

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     Jews in Kharkov:

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0012_0_11086.html

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0012_0_11087.html

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/kharkov.html

Kherson gubernia 1821 (Russian, French)

 

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     Jews in Kherson:

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/9297-kherson

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0012_0_11090.html

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0011_0_10631.html

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0015_0_15638.html

Kiev gubernia 1821 (Russian, Polish)

 

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     Jews in Kiev:

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/9314-kiev

     http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org/article.aspx/Kiev

     History of establishment of Kiev gubernia: 

     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiev_Governorate

 

Kingdom of Poland 1820 (Russian, Polish)

 

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Lifland gubernia 1820 (Russian, German)

 

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Minsk guberniia 1821 (Russian, Polish)

 

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     Zoom viewer at: http://polona.pl/item/15038938/0/  (1829)

 

    Jews in Minsk:

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/10862-minsk

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0014_0_13957.html

Moghilev gubernia 1821 (Russian, Polish)

 

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Podolia gubernia 1820 (Russian, Polish)

 

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     Zoom viewer; http://polona.pl/item/13063855/0/  (1829)

Poltava gubernia 1821 (Russian, French)

 

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     Jews in Poltava:

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0016_0_15950.html

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/12259-poltava                           

     http://www.eleven.co.il/article/13272

Pskov gubernia  1820 (Russian, French)

 

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Smolensk gubernia  1820 (Russian, French)

 

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     This region was annexed to Russia in 1654; the city of Smolensk had one of the largest Jewish communities outside the

        Pale: http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/13811-smolensk

 

     Jews in Smolensk:

 

Taurida gubernia 1822 (Russian, French)

 

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     Jews in Crimea:

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/14266-taurida-russia

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0005_0_04716.html

Vilna gubernia 1820 (Russian, Polish)

 

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     Zoom viewer at: http://polona.pl/item/15038911/0/  (1829)

 

     History of Wilna and it's Jews:

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0020_0_20424.html

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/14934-wilna

Vitebsk gubernia 1820 (Russian, Polish)

 

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     Zoom viewer at: http://polona.pl/item/13063853/0/  (1820)

 

     Jews in Witbesk:

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0020_0_20453.html

     http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/14717-vitebsk

Wolynia gubernia 1820 (Russian, Polish)

 

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     Jews in Volhynia:

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0020_0_20487.html

     Communities:

     Olyka  

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0015_0_15092.html

     Ostrog

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0015_0_15256.html

     Staro-Konstantinov  

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0019_0_19052.html

     Kovel  

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0012_0_11530.html

     Dubno   

     http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Dubno.html

 

Novgorod gubernia 1821 (Russian, French)

 

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