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Leckava, Lithuania

Alternate names: Leckava [Lith], Liatzkovo [Rus], Latskeve [Yid], Lacków [Pol], Lutzhof [Ger], Lyatskovo, Letskava, Leckavos, Leckavas, Latskove, Latzkova, Latzkeva, Latzuva

Region: Kovno

  Town District Province Country
Before WWI (c. 1900):   Liatzkova Shavli Kovno Russian Empire
Between the wars (c. 1930):   Leckava Mažeikiai   Lithuania
After WWII (c. 1950):   Leckava Soviet Union
Today (c. 2000):   Leckava Lithuania
Jewish Population in 1900: 830 (in 1897), 100 (in 1923)
Notes: Russian: Ляцково. Yiddish: לאַצקעווע
52 miles NW of Šiauliai (Shavl), 28 miles N of Telšiai (Telz), 15 miles NW of Viekšniai (Vekshnay), 6 miles NW of Mažeikiai (Mazheik), on the border with Latvia.
Leckava, Lithuania: 56°23' N, 22°15' E
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