Davyd-Haradok

Davyd-Haradok
Давыд-Гарадок
Official seal of Davyd-Haradok
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Davyd-Haradok is located in Belarus
Davyd-Haradok
Davyd-Haradok
Location in Belarus
Coordinates: 52°3′20″N 27°12′50″E / 52°3′20″N 27°12′50″E / 52.05556; 27.21389
Country Belarus
VoblastBrest Voblast
RaionStolin Raion
Mentioned1100
Population (2006)
 • Total7,681
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code225540
Area code(s)+375 2139
License plate1

Davyd-Haradok (Belarusian: Давыд-Гарадок, [daˈvɨd ɣaraˈdok]; Russian: Давид-Городок, Polish: Dawidgródek) is a city in the southwestern Belarusian voblast (province) of Brest. It has 7,681 inhabitants (2006 estimate).

History

In 1940, more than a third of the total population was Jewish, 4,350 Jews. On August 10, 1941, 3,000 Jews older than 14 years old were murdered in a mass execution perpetrated by an Einsatzgruppen unit consisting of Germans and their collaborators.[1]

Survivors were imprisoned in a ghetto where they were forced to perform forced labor, and suffered harsh living conditions, many deaths. On 10 September 1942, 1,263 remaining inhabitants of the ghetto, the vast majority women and children, were murdered. About a hundred of them managed to escape to the forest.[2]

Other Languages
беларуская: Давыд-Гарадок
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Давыд-Гарадок
Cebuano: Davyd-Haradok
čeština: Davyd-Haradok
español: Davyd-Haradok
français: Davyd-Haradok
hornjoserbsce: Dawyd-Haradok
latviešu: Davidharadoka
lietuvių: Davyd Haradokas
polski: Dawidgródek
српски / srpski: Давид Гарадок
svenska: Davyd-Haradok
українська: Давид-Городок