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The JewishGen Gazetteer contains the names of more than 2.4 million localities in 55 countries in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia.

The data is based on the U.S. Board on Geographic Names databases.  For each locality, the search results will display:

  • The place's name(s), with the native name in bold.
  • Coordinates — latitude and longitude.
  • Links to maps.
  • Country in which the locality is located today.
  • Distance and direction from reference point.
  • Link to display all places within a 10 mile radius.

For details on how much of this data we have by country, visit here.

For a database of over 6,400 Jewish communities in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, search the JewishGen Communities Database.

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