KANDAVA: Tukums , Zemgale, Courland (Kurzeme) Print

Alternate names: Kandava [Latv], Kandau [Ger], Kandoi [Yid], Kandawa [Pol], Kāndav, Кандава [Rus]. 57°02' N, 22°46' E , 50 miles W of Rīga, 44 miles NW of Jelgava (Mitau). 1900 Jewish population: about 1,000.

CEMETERY: near Sabile,near Mazragi farm. Dates from 1840.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 January 2011 11:55