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This is a gazetteer of the Volga German colonies (Mother and Daughter) as well as other geographical locations significant to the history of the Volga Germans. Over the centuries, the German colonies along the Volga River have been known by a variety of names in both Russian and German. Not only did colonies often have both a German and a Russian name, but there are various forms of translations and transliterations that can be used among Russian, German, and English. Once the colonists arrived in North or South America, another set of spellings often came into use. This gazetteer was assembled to aid in identifying a colony by the variety of names by which it was known and to identify the standardized names used throughout this website. The main entries are listed in bold face type. In alphabetizing the entries of this gazetteer, the German umlaut has been ignored.
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Ober-Dorf see Oberdorf
Ober-Monjour (after 1941 see Ober-Monjou
Oberholstein see Dinkel
Obermonjou see Ober-Monjou
Obermunjour see Ober-Monjou
Obersdorf see Oberdorf
Oktyabrskoye see Mannheim
Oleschna see Dietel
Oleshnya see Dietel
Oleshnya see Dietel
Orlowskaja see Orlovskaya
Orlowskoje see Orlovskaya
Orlvoskoe see Orlovskaya
Oßinofka see Reinhard
Osinovka see Reinhard
Osinowka see Reinhard
Osipovka see Reinhard
Otrogovka see Louis
Otrogowka see Louis
Otrogowka or Metschetnaja see Louis