Yampil, Vinnytsia Oblast
|First mentioned||16th Century|
|• Mayor||Oleksandr Kulbaba|
|• Total||9.5 km2 (3.7 sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Area code(s)||+380 4336|
Yampil (Ukrainian: Ямпіль; Russian: Ямполь, Yampol; Romanian: Iampol) is a city located in Vinnytsia Oblast (province of central Ukraine. The city is the administrative center of the Yampil Raion (district), housing the district's local administration buildings. Population: 11,346 (2015 est.)
Prior to World War II, the city had a large Jewish population. Particularly, in 1900, Yampil's Jewish population was 2,823. The city center consisted of a large amount of Jewish-owned buildings, and four synagogues. The city also had a castle, and river port.
In 1985, it was named the administrative center of the surrounding Yampil Raion.
Beauplan's map from 1648. South is up, north is down, the river is the Dniester.
Yampil has one sister city:
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