Unterdorf
Names
Bazilev, Nizhnyi Kolonyi, Unterdorf, Veselovka, Vesëlovo
Location
50°15' N 45°17' E
History
      Unterdorf was founded in 1852/1853 as a Lutheran colony.

Church
      There was a church building in Unterdorf. The congregation in Unterdorf belonged to the parish headquartered in Rosenberg.
Pastors
Coming soon . . .
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1857
1859
40
457
251
206
1886
95
726
367
359
1890
97
995
492
503
1894
99
523
226
297
1897
849*
414
435
1904
837
1911
956
1912
1,574
1920
156**
1,083
1922
1,135
1926
188
1,047
485
562
1931
1,789
*Of which 154 households were German.
**Of whom 840 were German.
Sources:
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Dietz, Jacob E. History of the Volga German Colonists (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2005): 215.
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 311.
- Minkh, A.N. Historical-Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province (Saratov, 1898-1903): 1060-1062.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 19.
External Links
Unterdorf (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Unterdorf: A Volga German Village (Larry Miller)
Last updated 23 April 1024.
Map showing Unterdorf (1935).

Satellite view of Unterdorf.
Source: Vladimir Kakorin.