Alternate names: Varakļāni [Latv], Varklian [Yid], Warkland [Ger], Varaklyany [Rus], Varaklianai [Lith],
Warklany [Pol], Varklan, Varaklian, Varklyane
56°37' N, 26°44' E
Varakļāni, a part of the Latgale region, is located 88 km north of Daugavpils. It lies just south of the largest
body of water in Latvia,
Lake Luban. Not far to the the south of the town is the railroad which, going west will take one
to Riga, capital of the country.