The current estimated population is 17,200 (as of 2005).
In 1672 it was captured by the Ottoman Empire and became a seat of local administration. On November 12, 1674 the town and the fortress were recaptured by the forces of John III of Poland after four days of siege. On February 29, 1768 the Confederation of Bar was started in the fortress. After the Second Partition of Poland the town fell under Russian rule and was part of Podillia gubernia. A famous 19th century mathematician, Viktor Bunyakovsky was born in the city in 1804. After 1922 the city was in the Ukrainian SSR, and since 1991 in Ukraine.
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