|VOROTINSCHINA (Zaverezh'ye): Mogilev|
Mogilev uezd, Mogilev guberniya at 53°50' N, 30°03' E, 13 miles WSW of Mahilyow (Mogilev). This Jewish agricultural colony was founded in 1835 by Baron Ginsberg. The small towns of Vorotinschtina and Zaverezh'ye are across the road from one another. The post office and stores were in Zaverezh'ye and the cemetery in Vorotinschina. Jewish population: 259 (in 1898), 130 (in 1939). Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), XIV, p. 496: "Zawereże" #1.
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