Turiisk

Turiisk (Polish: Turzysk) is an urban settlement (town) in Volyn Oblast (province), located in the historic region of the Volhynia. It is an administrative seat of the Turiisk Raion. Population: 5,812 (2015 est.)[1]

Turiisk is located in Volyn Oblast
Turiisk
Location in Volyn Oblast, Ukraine
WW2 memorial in Turiisk

HistoryEdit

During World War II, in 1942,[2] Jews of the village[3] were murdered by an Einsatzgruppen in a mass execution.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  2. ^ http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/he/research/ghettos_encyclopedia/ghetto_details.asp?cid=453#!prettyPhoto
  3. ^ http://moreshet.pl/he/node/1060
  4. ^ http://www.yahadmap.org/#village/turiysk-volyn-ukraine.308

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 51°05′00″N 24°32′00″E / 51.0833°N 24.5333°E / 51.0833; 24.5333