Niedens
Names
Niedens
Location
50°16' N 47°03' E
History
      Niedens was located 15 kilometers southeast of the railroad station at Gmelinskaya. It was not an official daughter colony, but a khutor (farmstead). Following the collectivization of the early Soviet era, it grew to became a rather large Collective Farm.
Church
      There was not a church in Niedens.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1897
5
1910
26
1920
20*
131
1922
390
1926**
38
164
75
89
1931
646***
*Of which 14 households were German.
**Of whom 142 were German (34 households: 65 male & 77 female).
***Of which 550 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.
- wolgadeutsche.net
Last updated 8 April 2013.
Map showing Niedens (1935).