the internet Polish Genealogical Source
The Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland
Atlas Geograficzny Illustrowany Królestwa Polskiego
The index includes the names of the villages in 1907 and 2005, and the Wikipedia links will provide corrent village/town information as it is continuously updated.
Updates that include Wikipedia links, church photos , etc., that will be be added periodically.
There are two ways to view the data:
1. Click on the listing in RED on the Side Bar to view Powiat Index or Map.
- To view and then download the Powiat illustrations, click on the red "iIllust number" in the Side Bar listings.
Note: The indexed village names in red have a link to a Wikipedia page - in theWikipedia page side panel a language selection appears - select Polish or any other language page (it may contain differnt information and photos than the English page).
Note: To translate a Wikipeda page to English -enter villlage name to Google search - check to see if a Google translation is available for the village non-English Wikipedia page.
2. Click on letter to obtain alphaberical town listiing below
The maps in the Atlas Geograficzny Illustrowany Królestwa Polskiego, on this Website, were prepared by Joseph Michael Bazewicz (born 1867 - died 5 June 1929 in Warsaw ) - cartographer, writer, and business man in Warsaw.
The Atlas was prepared at the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century and includes color maps of the Russian-dominated Kingdom of Poland. It also contains descriptions of each gubernia, powiat in the country, as well as descriptions of the major cities in each powiat.
The 1907 Atlas maps were scanned and modified to describe sections so that they could be easily indexed and searched.
The maps are high resolution maps. To view and download a map from this website, double click on the map number in the Powiat Map List.
The completed Website index dsiplayes the town name in 1907 and its current name, if changed, in 2005, with the spelling in the correct Polish font The index also identifies towns with Churches, Post Offices, Rail Stations and if they are District and County Seats in 1907. It also identifies villages/towns of the Byelorussian and Lithuanian origin.
There are 18,143 towns in the indexes.
- Administrative division of Congress Poland by Wikipedia.
The maps were indexed by Andrzej W. Pajewski.
Click on Map for larger version.
Click on Map Legend for larger version.
Note: One "wiorst" = 1.067 kilometers or 0.6629 miles