APE: Vidzeme Print


Alternate names: Ape [Latv], Hoppenhof [Ger], Apė [Lith], Hopa [Est], Ope, Appenhof, Апе [Rus].. Region: Livlandriga. 2010 population: 1700. 57°32' N, 26°40' E , In NE Latvia, 75 miles NNW of Rēzekne (Rezhitsa), 16 miles WNW of Alūksne on the Estonian border. 1900 Jewish population was about 200.

  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 50: "Ape".
  • Pinkas HaKehilot, Latvia and Estonia (1988), p. 62: "Ape"
  • JewishGen Latvia SIG

The historic town dates from 1420. Ape original architecture from the local material, dolomite, and in the historic center is one block long. In rural Ape, dolomite and sandstone cliffs are visible.  local government: Ape, Stacijas Street 2, LV - 4337, ph. / fax +371 64307220; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it : TOURISM INFORMATION CENTRE: Ape, Skolas Street 4, LV-4337. Tel. 643 22273, fax 643 22272, mob.tel. + 371 29439207. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Ape homepage

MASS GRAVE: Ape Vaidavas Street 21. A sign on the corner of Vaidavas and Tirgus Streets directs to the site.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 January 2011 14:53