Halgal: Genealogy of Eastern Galicia/Western Ukraine
Halgal: Genealogy of Eastern Galicia & Western Ukraine
This website provides general information on
Halychyna/Eastern Galicia, a region that is often misunderstood or ignored in
North America. This site should be the starting point for anyone researching
their ancestral roots in Western Ukraine/Eastern Galicia. Many of the
pages will be useful for Polish researchers of Western Galicia, as well.
HalGal stands for
is Ukrainian, Galicja is Polish,
or as commonly referred to in English as Galicia.
Galicia, the western
region of today's Ukraine.
southeastern region of Poland between WWI and WWII.
northeastern province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
If your genealogical research
brings you to this part of the world, I invite you inside to learn more
about the region and to help further your Galician roots!
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