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Historical and old photos of Priekule (german - Preekuln)

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Coat of arms of Priekule

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Historical and old photos of Priekule (german - Preekuln)

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A small historical reference

Geography:

Date of foundation: First mentioned - 1483

History:

Population: 2 441

Sights:

Priekule. Pharmacy and store
Pharmacy and store
Priekule.
Priekule. Hospital, 1930s
Hospital, 1930s
Priekule. City wood buildings
City wood buildings
Priekule. Brickworks
Brickworks
Priekule. Millpond
Millpond
Priekule. Hunting club
Hunting club
Priekule. Fire station, 1929
Fire station, 1929
Priekule. Primary School
Primary School
Priekule. Primary School
Primary School
Priekule. Primary School
Primary School
Priekule. Primary School
Primary School
Priekule. Primary School
Primary School
Priekule. Primary School, 1943-44
Primary School, 1943-44
Priekule. Market on Station Square
Market on Station Square
Priekule. Old pharmacy
Old pharmacy
Priekule. Manor, Swedish Gate, 1930s
Manor, Swedish Gate, 1930s
Priekule. Manor, Swedish Gate, 1930s
Manor, Swedish Gate, 1930s
Priekule. Manor, Swedish Gate, 1910s
Manor, Swedish Gate, 1910s
Priekule. Manor, Swedish Gate, 1920s
Manor, Swedish Gate, 1920s
Priekule. Water Mill
Water Mill
Priekule. Water Mill
Water Mill
Priekule. Water Mill
Water Mill
Priekule. Water Mill
Water Mill
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History

Priekule is first mentioned as a fortified manor in 1483 but only began to grow as a town after 1871 when the Liepāja - Vilnius railway was built through Priekule. It was granted town rights in 1928 by the Latvian government.

Honarable people:

Krists Jākabsons- founder of ''Dzerajs and CO'' and 2nd place holder in scientific research competition in social studies in Latvia, also mayor of Priekule. Visatklātākais cilvēks pasaulē.

Origin: en.wikipedia.org




Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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