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Geography of Mazheik
(Mazeikiai)

 

North-Western Lithuania
56.20N 22.20E

Index of the maps on this page (scroll down or click on desired item)

1. Map of North-West Lithuania including Mazheik
2. Detailed map with greater area surrounding Mazheik
3. Map of Lithuania and the region
4. 1918 and 2003 Maps of Central Mazheik
5. Detailed Map of Contemporary Mazeikiai, showing Pre-Holocaust Jewish Sites
6. Contemporary Map of Mazeikiai District, including Jewish sites

 

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Mazeikiai is located on the Venta River, in the north-western part of Lithuania, approx. 10 Km from the Latvian border.

Mazeikiai is situated at the junction of the Libau (Liepaja) - Romny and Riga-Oriol train lines.

Map of North-Western Lithuania



Nearby towns are:  Tirkshliai (7 Km), Latzkova (10), Siad (18), Pikaliai, and others. Nearby cities are Telsiai and Siauliai.

The distance to Lithuania’s capital, Vilnius, is approx. 300 Km.


Map of Mazeikiai and surroundings

[Source: multimap.com]

 

 

MAP OF LITHUANIA AND THE REGION

                                     (click on image to enlarge)  

from http://www.sitesatlas.com/Maps/Maps/514.htm 

 

 

 

 

[1] CLICK HERE FOR 1918 and 2003 MAPS OF MAZEIKIAI


[2] PRE-HOLOCAUST JEWISH SITES ON A DETAILED MAP OF CONTEMPORARY (2007) MAZHEIK 
(IN 4 SECTIONS) (below)

Jewish Sites on the Map (CLICK FOR DETAILS)

Index P-Z

Click here or on map section (North-West) below for high resolution

Click here or on map section (North-East) below for high resolution


 

CONTEMPORARY MAP OF MAZEIKIAI DISTRICT, INCLUDING JEWISH SITES
Choose the desired site with corresponding code from the index below.

Scroll further down to the map, which is in 6 sections. Click on the desired section and click again for high resolution.


[1] References:

[1] Sefer Ha’Kehilot Lita (Book of Lithuanian Jewish Communities), Hebrew, p. 367

[2] Maps from multimap

 

 

 

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Compiled by Raymond Ravinsky
Updated: March, 2009
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