Damachava

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Дамачава
Домачево
Damachava
Domachevo
Coordinates: 51°N 23°E / 51°N 23°E / 51; 23
Country
Subdivision
Belarus
Brest district, Brest Voblast
Founded1700s
Population
 (2008)
 • Total~1,200
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Coordinates: 51°45′N 23°36′E / 51.750°N 23.600°E / 51.750; 23.600

Damachava (Belarusian: Дамачава; Russian: Домáчево, Domachevo, Polish: Domaczewo) is a town, Brest Raion, Brest Voblast.[1][2]

History[edit]

The majority of the town inhabitants were Jewish before World War II.[3] From November 1941, the Jews were kept imprisoned in a ghetto.[4] September 1942 they were murdered in a mass execution.[5]

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