Re: TOWN NAME/LOCATION: YAGASTOR #general #russia


Sally Bruckheimer
 

YAGASTOR could be a mispronounced Augustow, pronounced Yagustow, as the initial vowel includes the Y sound. It was a biggish city that is now in NE Poland. It was also the central city of Augustow district until the rebellion of 1860s, when that was divided into Suwalki and Łomza gubernias.

Sally Bruckheimer
Princeton, NJ

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