Borshchuv

Name in English: 
  • Borshchuv
Names in Ukrainian: 
  • Борщів [Borshchiv]
Names in Polish: 
Borszczów
Names in Russian: 
Борщёв
Names in Yiddish: 
בארשטשיוו
Historical-cultural region: 
Eastern Galicia
Administrative District : 
Ternopil region
Coordinates: 
48°48′10″N 26°2′11″E
Administrative History: 
Borshchiv, a town, the district center, in the region of Ternopil, about 105 km southeast
of it, 14 km west of Skala, 32 km north-east of Zalishchyky, on the left bank of the
Nichlava, a tributary of the Dnister. First mentioned in 1456. Chartered in 1629. Jews
mentioned in 18th century documents. In 1648 about 200 Jews were killed there.
Population Data: 
Borshchiv, a town, the district center, in the region of Ternopil, about 105 km southeast of it, 14 km west of Skala, 32 km north-east of Zalishchyky, on the left bank of the
Nichlava, a tributary of the Dnister. First mentioned in 1456. Chartered in 1629. Jews mentioned in 18th century documents. In 1648 about 200 Jews were killed there.