It was primarily a Lipka Tatar settlement. Today still a few families in the village are Tatar and Muslim. The village used to have more than 3000 residents. Most of the present residents are older generation. Young residents have moved to big cities or other countries for better financial resources. Although residents don't speak their original Lipka Tatar origin language (i.e. Ruthenian language often written in Latin, Cyrillic and often Arabic alphabet), they have very close Lipka Tatar traditions.
Sites of interest in the village include a wooden mosque and a Muslim cemetery.