Locations

This is a gazetteer of the geographic locations that are important to the history of the Volga Germans worldwide. It is intended to help researchers identify a locale regardless of the names by which it has been known throughout the years.

Most of the settlements in Russia have been known by a variety of names in both the Russian and German languages, and these names have had a variety of spellings throughout the years. Russian uses the Cyrillic alphabet while German uses the Latin alphabet. Translation/transliteration between these two alphabets is further complicated by the fact that today there are at least five primary languages spoken by the Volga Germans and their descendants: German, Russian, English, Spanish, and Portuguese. While the primary language of this website is English, it is hopeful that this gazetteer will be useful in all languages.
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Colonies: Daughter Colonies | Mennonite Colonies | Original Colonies | Resettlements | Samara Colonies
Origins: Germany | France | Poland
Immigration: Argentina | Brazil | Canada | United States
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Names See
Zaritzyn (Russia) Volgograd
Zatarlyk (Daughter Colonies) Arbeitsfeld
Zaumorje (Original Colonies) Bangert
Zaumorye (Original Colonies) Bangert
Zell im Odenwald, Kr. Odenwald, Hessen (Germany) Zell, Kr. Odenwald, Hessen
Zell, Kr. Odenwald, Hessen (Germany) Zell, Kr. Odenwald, Hessen
Zernovoy (Daughter Colonies) Neufeld
Zhdanovka (Daughter Colonies) Hoffental
Zhirnoye (Daughter Colonies) Friedenfeld (1)
Zhulidovka (Daughter Colonies) Schöndorf
Zolotovka (Original Colonies) Wittmann
Zolotoye (Original Colonies) Wittmann
Zorkino (Original Colonies) Zürich
Zug (Original Colonies) Zug
Zürich (Original Colonies) Zürich
Zurich, Blaine Co., Montana (United States) Zurich, Blaine Co., Montana
Zurikovskii (Daughter Colonies) Neu-Zürich (1)
Żuławki, Pomeranian Voivodeship (Poland) Żuławki, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
Zvonarev-Kut (Original Colonies) Stahl am Karaman
Zvonarevka (Original Colonies) Stahl am Karaman
Zwingenberg, Kr. Bergstraße, Hessen (Germany) Zwingenberg, Kr. Bergstraße, Hessen