LENKARAN: Print

Alternate names:  n. 8°45' N, 48°51' E, on the Caspian Sea, near border with Iran.

CEMETERY: "Ten Jewish graves have been moved to a new cemetery in Lenkaran. ... Some of the graves dated from 1895. By the beginning of the 20th century there were 15 Jewish families in Lenkaran and a synagogue; today there are 9 Jews still living in Lenkaran. Part of the city cemetery was Jewish. The city's cemetery was moved to a new place in 1960 but some untended Jewish graves remained in the old site." Source: http://www.fjc.ru/news/newsArticle.asp?AID=85798 {January 2004]

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