A PILGRIMAGE TRIP TO UKRAINE BY THE PERVIN TREE, "THE LOST SHTETLS IN PODOLIA"@

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LITIN

LISIN  

Latitude 49.3333 Longitude 28.0667 Altitude (feet) 836
Lat. (DMS) 49 19' 60N Long. (DMS) 28 4' 0E Altitude (meters) 254

Litin, a town in Vinnitsa oblast in the Republic of Ukraine, has a population of 7,668 as of 2004.  According to the Timeline of the History of the Jews in Litin, there were 3,874 Jewish residents (41% of population) in 1897.  Most of them left for Israel, Canada, United States, or South America before the WWII, or they perished during the holocaust between 1941-1944.  Today, there are 10 Jewish residents living in Litin.  The town is situated 20-miles northwest of Vinnitsa, the capital of the oblast.  The highway M12 runs through the town via Letichev and Kmelnitski.

The map above shows Litin as it appears today.  The letters A - L represent the main sights of the town.  Click on the description of the sight below to view the photographs.

The map above right is displayed at the Deputy Mayor's Office

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