Alternate names: Tukums [Latv], Tuckum [Ger], Tukkum [Rus, Pol], Tukum and טוקום [Yid], Tukumas [Lith], Туккумъ [Rus]. Tuchume, Tukkums. 56°57' N, 23°09' E , 36 miles W of Riga. 1900 Jewish population: 2,561. Three regions of Latvia meet in the vicinity of Tukums - Vidzeme, Zemgale and Kurzeme.
CEMETERY: Off Raudas Street and on Klusa St Dates from 1799.
Valguma Lake: 11 km from Tukums going toward Klapkalnciems; and 3 km from the Valgums intersection on the left. July 1941
Vecmoku Forest: Go 5 km from Tukums on V1442 road toward Vecmokas to the road sign. There, turn right into the forest. early July 1941.
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