30.10.2019

The village Zapillia

Abandoned uninhabited village

of Chornobyl Exclusion Zone

Zapillia is an abandoned village, located 8 kilometers south-west of the former district center, the city of Chernobyl. The distance to the Chernobyl NPP is 15 kilometers.

 

The village was first mentioned in 1560.

 

In 1864 104 inhabitants lived in the village. In 1887 population was already 290 people.

 

Zapillia was in the administrative subordination of the village council of Zalissia, which is located three kilometers to the east.

 

As of 1900, Zapillia is a proprietary village, there were 53 courtyards, 305 inhabitants. There was a literacy school. Worked 2 mills.

 

Before the accident, Zapillia was not a big village, there only 172 inhabitants lived in 81 courtyards.

 

After the accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986, residents of the village were evacuated to the village of Zdvizhevka, in Borodyansky District, and later they were resettled to the village of New Zalissia of the Borodyansky District, for permanent residence.

 

Officially, the village is deregistered in 1999.

 

Today, in the village, you can see abandoned houses, household facilities. But unfortunately, they are all in disrepair.

 

 

Excursions to the Chernobyl Zone, the city of Chernobyl, Chernobyl NPP, Pripyat.

The Chernobyl Zone is very rich in history. In 1986, about 80 settlements were evacuated. Each village of the Polesia Territory has a special appearance, safety and indescribable atmosphere. Our team of professionals in CHERNOBYL ADVENTURE, will not only tell you about these places, but also show you the most secret corners of the restricted area. Chernobyl Exclusion Zone - is the open-air monument (museum). At one point, everything stopped at around April 26th. People resettled, and the objects remained. We invite you to visit these unique objects: Duga-1 radar station for tracking missile launches in the United States during the Cold War; the Jupiter plant in Pripyat, which was rumored to produce not only radio engineering, but also systems for the defense needs of the USSR; the unfinished 5th power unit of the ChNPP; equipment of liquidators and much more.