Smolensk region, abandoned village Zholobovo.
Smolensk Oblast. Its administrative centre is the city of Smolensk. Smolensk region borders five regions of Russia: to the north – Pskov region and Tver region, to the east and south-east – Moscow and Kaluga regions, to the south – Bryansk region, and two regions of Republic of Belarus – Vitebsk region to the north-west and Mogilev region to the south-west.
Zholobovo village located in the south-eastern part of the Smolensk region. At 31 km north-east of Ugra, 11 km north of the R132 road Vyazma – Kaluga – Tula – Ryazan, on the banks of the river Shitovka. 26 km west of the village there is a railway station on Volosta-Pyatnica line Torzhok-Bryansk.
During World War II Zholobovo village was occupied by Nazi troops in October 1941, released in March 1943.