Jūrkalne

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Jūrkalne is a village in Latvia. It is the centre of a parish of the same name within Ventspils Municipality on the Baltic coast. Its former German name was Feliksberg (Felixberg), but its former Latvian name was Medeņciems (Meddenzeem).[1]

Jūrkalne was the birthplace of Abraham Zevi Idelsohn, the Jewish ethnologist and musicologist.

Coordinates: 57°00′N 21°23′E / 57.000°N 21.383°E / 57.000; 21.383

References[edit]

  1. ^ Das Inland. Eine Wochenschrift für Liv-, Esth- und Curländische Nr. 44, (15. August, 1844) S. 522