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Alternate names: Nyírjákó [Hun], Jákó. 48°02' N, 22°05' E, 18 miles ENE of Nyíregyháza, 13 miles S of Kisvárda. Jewish population: 06 (in 1880), 74 (in 1930). Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 916: "Nyirjako".JewishGen Hungary SIG.

Nagykallo was a market town in the 14th century. The Jews were mainly merchants, craftsmen and farmers. A synagogue, a heder, a mikvah, and a Hevrah Kadishah (shared with Baktaloranthaza). [September 2010]

Nyírjákó Jewish cemetery exists, possibly two at some point in time. [March 2009]

JOWBR burial listings. Yizkor for Kisvarda has information.

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