Alt-Urbach, Furmanovka, Lipov-Kut, Lipovkut, Lipow-Kut, Lipowkutt, Urbach
51º32' N 46º35' E
Urbach was founded as a Lutheran colony on 13 July 1767 by LeRoy & Pictet. Today it is known as Furmanovka.
Originally the congregation in Urbach was part of the Rosenheim parish which had been established in 1767.
The congregation in Urbach was served by the following pastors:
**Of whom 1,841 (898 male & 943 female) were German in 351 households.
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Last updated 6 April 2013.