VILAKA: Balvi, Latgale Print


Alternate names: Vilyaka and Виляка [Rus], Viļaka [Latv], Viliaka [Lith], Viliaki [Yid], Marienhausen [Ger], Maryenhauz [Pol], Marynauza. 57°11' N, 27°41' E , In E Latvia, 50 miles NNE of Rēzekne (Rezhitsa), near the border with Russia. 1900 Jewish population: 504.

CEMETERY: 16 Yaunatnes St dates from the late 18th century.

See burial list All Latvia Cemetery List [March 2009] See burial list. [January 2011]

MASS GRAVE: Abrenes iela. August 1941. No signs. Take Abrenes Street (the road from Vilaka to Pitalovo) and go 1.5 km from the border of Vilakaa until reachito the sign "N 64". Turn right and go 100 m. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 January 2011 23:27