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Adshembet (Adshi-Mambet, Adshembet, Adschi-Mambet) was a village in the central part of the Crimean peninsula, district of Byten, province of Taurida, Russia. The nearest railroad station, Byuk-Onlar was seven miles away on the southern branch of the Kursk-Sevastopol line, and the village's post office was at Kurmann-Kemelchi. The village, which comprised some six thousand acres of arable land and had a population of eighty in 1913, was founded in 1897 on lands owned by Lustig and leased in 1900 to Mennonites. The language used was German. No information is available on its fate between and after the two world wars.

Additional Information

Electronic map of Mennonite villages in Crimea (Schroeder, William. "Maps and Historical Notes related to Mennonite History." Winnipeg, Man.: Mennonite Heritage Centre, 2008. (accessed 27 February 2009))

Author(s) Heinrich Rempel
Date Published 1955

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Rempel, Heinrich. "Adshembet (Crimea, Ukraine)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 27 May 2016.,_Ukraine)&oldid=53594.

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Rempel, Heinrich. (1955). Adshembet (Crimea, Ukraine). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 May 2016, from,_Ukraine)&oldid=53594.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 18. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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