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Thu Feb 26 23:49:15 PST 2015
Hi, you can see this place (Ciechanowiec, Цехановец) on the map of Belski uezd, Grodnenski gubernia
Russian Brockhaus-Efron enciclopedia (1890-1907) also tells us:
"Tsekhanovets - the town of Grodno province, Bielsk County. Residents 5125; school, post and telegraph department, 32 factories and plants, including 1 button (pearl) and 25 cloth fabricating. The trade of wool. In surrounding villages many of the artisans manufacturing pearl buttons. Sales (25-30 thousand rubles) in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Odessa and Warsaw".
Greetings from Moscow
Пятница, 27 февраля 2015, 6:09 +01:00 от "Frank Stewner" <dr.stewner at t-online.de>:
>that "witz" means in German joke and indicates to me that Germans have
>altered the proper name.
>And my first best guess was "Ciechanow". I looked up the SGGEE Poland
>Gazetteer and found:
>Ciechanowiec, Wysokie Mazowieckie, Podlaskie, Poland 524254 223000
>It is the capital of a "gmina" and has 4902 inhabitants tells me
>Grodno lays some 160 km NE of it in Belarus. In former times it was part of
>the "Russian Poland". Grodno is the capital of the Grodno region and has
>356557 inhabitants, says Wikipedia.en.
>Greetings from Hamburg
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