Dominican convent in Letychiv
Medzhybizh Castle in 1871
Letychiv Castle
The Orthodox church under renovation inside Medzhybizh castle. Originally built in 1586 as a Polish Catholic church.
Letychiv Coats of Arms. Top is the original 1569. Bottom is from 1792 and the Russian Imperial era.
19th-century mill buildings adjacent to the mill dam and the lake on the Southern Bug
Letychiv Assumption Church. Top is the Letychiv Icon. Bottom is the facade of the church.
Monument to the approximately 3,000 Medzhybizh Jews who were executed in three nearby ravines in 1942
Letychiv Castle. During World War II, it served as a notorious slave labor camp.
The fortress-like Sirkes Shul in Medzhybizh, probably built in the 17th century (photo taken in 1935)
At this location approximately 7,500 Letichiv Jews were murdered by Nazis during World War II.
The interior of the main Sirkes Shul in Medzhybizh in 1930
Exterior of the Baal Shem Tov's Shul in Medzhybizh, c. 1915. This original shul no longer exists, but was recently re-created.
Another view of the Baal Shem Tov's Shul, c. 1915
Interior of the Baal Shem Tov's Shul, c. 1915
18th-century gravestones at the old Jewish cemetery in Medzhybizh
Gravestone of the Baal Shem Tov in Medzhybizh

Even with natural moats on all sides, Letychiv did not have the topographic relief that blesses other Podolia Province strongholds (such as Medzhibozh or Kamenets Podilsky).

- Letychiv

The nearby town of Letychiv, however, flourished.

- Medzhybizh

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Khmelnytskyi Raion

One of the 20 administrative raions (a district) of the Khmelnytskyi Oblast in western Ukraine.

One of the 20 administrative raions (a district) of the Khmelnytskyi Oblast in western Ukraine.

Khmelnytskyi Raion in Khmelnytskyi Oblast before 2020

Letychiv settlement hromada with the administration in the urban-type settlement of Letychiv, transferred from Letychiv Raion;

Medzhybizh settlement hromada with the administration in the urban-type settlement of Medzhybizh, transferred from Letychiv Raion;

Letychiv Raion

One of the 20 administrative raions (a district) of Khmelnytskyi Oblast in western Ukraine.

One of the 20 administrative raions (a district) of Khmelnytskyi Oblast in western Ukraine.

Its administrative center was located in the urban-type settlement of Letychiv.

Medzhybizh settlement hromada with the administration in the urban-type settlement of Medzhybizh.

Podolia

Historic region in Eastern Europe, located in the west-central and south-western parts of Ukraine and in northeastern Moldova (i.e. northern Transnistria).

Historic region in Eastern Europe, located in the west-central and south-western parts of Ukraine and in northeastern Moldova (i.e. northern Transnistria).

Maps title reads Podolian Voivodeship, part of Ukraine
Podolia (Podolie) in yellow on a map by French cartographer Henri Chatelain in 1712. White Ruthenia in white, Black Ruthenia in black, and Volhynia in red.
Podolians, before 1878
Medieval fortress in Letychiv.
Vinnytsia
Khmelnytskyi
The fortress of Kamianets-Podilskyi
The main building of Uman National University of Horticulture
Pervomaisk city council
Rîbnița as seen from across the Dniester river
Emblem
Kamianets-Podilskyi City Hall at night
A nice park with a fountain near the Kamianets-Podilskyi's old town quarter
An old street in Kamianets-Podilskyi's old town quarter. Recently restorational works are being conducted in the city.
Arch of triumph in Kamianets-Podilskyi
Zalishchyky

The chief towns include Kamianets-Podilskyi, the traditional capital, Balta, Bar, Bratslav, Haisyn, Khmelnytskyi, Letychiv, Lityn, Mohyliv-Podilskyi, Nova Ushytsia, Olhopil, Skala-Podilska, Vinnytsia, and Yampil.

During this time, it was a province, with its center being Kamaniçe, and was divided into the sanjaks of Kamaniçe, Bar, Mejibuji and Yazlovets (Yazlofça).