Salaspils concentration camp was established at the end of 1941 at a point 18 km (11 mi) southeast of Riga (Latvia). The Nazi bureaucracy drew distinctions between different types of camps. Officially, Salaspils was a Police Prison and Work Education Camp...
Salaspils concentration camp memorial complex is in the Riga region, about 15km southeast of Riga and is a memorial for the people who died there during the Nazi regime in Latvia. Salispils concentration camp (German: Kurtenhof) was built by the Jewish labourers captured by the Nazis during 1941.