Alt-Zürich
Names
Alt-Zürich
Location
51°41'83" N 48°00'02" E
History
      The daughter colony of Alt-Zürich was located 130 kilometers northeast of Engels and was originally settled by colonists from Zürich.
Church
      Alt-Zürich was a Lutheran colony and belonged to the parish headquartered in Gnadenflur.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1889
115
1897
303
1910
303
1920
86*
620
1922
561
1926**
77
475
221
254
1931
523***
*Of which 85 households were German.
**Of whom 464 were German (72 households: 716 male & 248 female).
***Of whom 498 were German.
Sources:
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
Last updated 12 November 2013.
Map showing Alt-Zürich (1935).