Varakļāni, Latvia
Alternate names: Varakļāni [Latv], Varklian [Yid], Warkland [Ger], Varaklyany [Rus], Varaklianai [Lith],
Warklany [Pol], Varklan, Varaklian, Varklyane 5637' N, 2644' E


Entrance to Varakļāni. Photo courtesy Jules Rosenthal.

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.