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Ziezmariai statue of freedom.jpg
Coat of arms of Žiežmariai
Coat of arms
Žiežmariai is located in Lithuania
Location of Žiežmariai
Coordinates: 54°48′0″N 24°27′0″E / 54.80000°N 24.45000°E / 54.80000; 24.45000Coordinates: 54°48′0″N 24°27′0″E / 54.80000°N 24.45000°E / 54.80000; 24.45000
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
County Kaunas County flag.png Kaunas County
Municipality Kaišiadorys district municipality
Eldership Žiežmariai eldership
Capital of Žiežmariai eldership
First mentioned 1348
Granted city rights 1501
Population (2005)
 • Total 3,852
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Žiežmariai (About this sound pronunciation ) is a city in the Kaišiadorys district municipality, Lithuania. It is located 6 km (3.7 mi) south of Kaišiadorys.

Žiežmariai has a rare, surviving wooden synagogue.[1]


  1. ^ Center for Jewish Art (2004). "Preserved Wooden Synagogues in Lithuania". The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Retrieved on December 17, 2008. http://cja.huji.ac.il/Architecture/Wooden-synagogues-Lithuania.htm