Regional Interest Group:
Bessarabia & Dobrudscha Chapter (BESS)

Village Coordinators:

Elli Wise

Sophiental, Bessarabia


  • Region: Black Sea
  • Area: Bessarabia
  • District: Akkerman
  • Rayon:
  • Founded: 1860
  • Religion: Evangelical
  • Location: Stumpp 33/47
  • Longitute and Latitude:
  • Parish: Freudental
  • German Name: Sophiental
  • Russian Name: Stawrowa
  • Ukrainian Name:

Founded by Liebental colonists, but is located in Akkermann District of southern Bessarabia. Height books says founded in 1874.

From Catherine to Khruschev by Dr. Adam Giesinger (page 105)
Homesteaders on the Steppe by Joseph S. Height (page 320)

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