The Bukovina Germans were a German ethnic group who lived from about 1780 to the 1940s in Bukovina, part of present-day western Ukraine and northeastern Romania. They were a minority group (approximately 21 percent of the population in the 1910 census, with more Jews than Christians) until the Holocaust and the resettlement of the Christian population into the German Reich under the German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact of 1940.
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