Medzhybizh Castle in 1871
Maps title reads Podolian Voivodeship, part of Ukraine
The Orthodox church under renovation inside Medzhybizh castle. Originally built in 1586 as a Polish Catholic church.
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.
19th-century mill buildings adjacent to the mill dam and the lake on the Southern Bug
Podolians, before 1878
Monument to the approximately 3,000 Medzhybizh Jews who were executed in three nearby ravines in 1942
Medieval fortress in Letychiv.
The fortress-like Sirkes Shul in Medzhybizh, probably built in the 17th century (photo taken in 1935)
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.
The fortress of Kamianets-Podilskyi
Another view of the Baal Shem Tov's Shul, c. 1915
The main building of Uman National University of Horticulture
Interior of the Baal Shem Tov's Shul, c. 1915
Pervomaisk city council
18th-century gravestones at the old Jewish cemetery in Medzhybizh
Rîbnița as seen from across the Dniester river
Gravestone of the Baal Shem Tov in Medzhybizh
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

Medzhybizh was once a prominent town in the former Podolia Province.

- Medzhybizh

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).

- Podolia

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Khmelnytskyi Oblast

General view of the Bernardine Monastery in Iziaslav
The beginning of city's main street, Proskurivska street in Khmelnytskyi
The Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle. The bastion on the right was guarding the bridgehead leading to the fortress. In the far right the "New Castle" is visible.
Medieval fortress in Letychiv

Khmelnytskyi Oblast (Хмельни́цька о́бласть; also referred to as Khmelnychchyna — Хмельни́ччина) is an oblast (province) of western Ukraine covering portions of the historical regions of western Podolia and southern Volhynia.

Medzhybizh National historical-cultural preserve

Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

City in western Ukraine, the administrative center for Khmelnytskyi Oblast (region) and Khmelnytskyi Raion (district).

City in western Ukraine, the administrative center for Khmelnytskyi Oblast (region) and Khmelnytskyi Raion (district).

Bohdan Khmelnytsky
A street corner during the German occupation
Khmelnytskyi's riverside skyline on the Southern Bug, early 2010s.
Khmelnytskyi railway station
Podillya Stadium
Proskurivska street
Church of St. Anne in Khmelnytsky
Panas Myrny St
Main square
Old building
Old town of Khmelnytsky
Bank building
Saint George Cathedral
St. Andrew (Andriy Pervozvannyi) church
Protection Cathedral in Khmelnytsky
Monument to John Paul II
Museum-studio of photography
Podil'ska St

Khmelnytskyi is located in the historic region of Podolia on the banks of the Buh River.

During this period, it was nahiya centre in Mejibuji sanjak in Podolia Eyalet as Poloskiruf.

Dominican convent in Letychiv


Town in the eastern part of Khmelnytskyi Oblast (province) of western Ukraine.

Town in the eastern part of Khmelnytskyi Oblast (province) of western Ukraine.

Dominican convent in Letychiv
Letychiv Castle
Letychiv Coats of Arms. Top is the original 1569. Bottom is from 1792 and the Russian Imperial era.
Letychiv Assumption Church. Top is the Letychiv Icon. Bottom is the facade of the church.
Letychiv Castle. During World War II, it served as a notorious slave labor camp.
At this location approximately 7,500 Letichiv Jews were murdered by Nazis during World War II.

Ut was administrative center since Tsarist times, formerly in Podolia Province, although now it is administratively a part of Khmelnytskyi Raion.

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).

The Podolia Eyalet in 1683

Podolia Eyalet

Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire.

Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire.

The Podolia Eyalet in 1683
The Ottoman garrison in the city of Kamaniçe, capitol of the Podolia Eyalet
Ottoman territory north of the Black Sea in the seventeenth century

The Polish campaign proved unsuccessful, and the truce of Żurawno (1676) left Podolia within Ottoman borders.

The other garrisons in Podolia, in Bar, Medzhybizh, Jazlivec, and Chortkiv, barely exceeded 100 soldiers each.