Orlof, Orloff, Orlov, Orlow
51°05'48" N 46°34'30" E
Orlof was founded by Mennonite colonists from West Prussia in 1871. Orlof was one of a group of Mennonite Colonies known as the Am Trakt Settlement.
There were two churches that served the Am Trakt Settlement Mennonites. One of them was located in Orlof.
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Last updated 8 April 2013.