Dūkštas

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Dūkštas
City
Church of Dūkštas
Church of Dūkštas
Coat of arms of Dūkštas
Coat of arms
Dūkštas is located in Lithuania
Dūkštas
Dūkštas
Location of Dūkštas
Coordinates: 55°31′20″N 26°19′10″E / 55.52222°N 26.31944°E / 55.52222; 26.31944Coordinates: 55°31′20″N 26°19′10″E / 55.52222°N 26.31944°E / 55.52222; 26.31944
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
County Utena County COA.png Utena County
Municipality Ignalina district municipality
Eldership Dūkštas eldership
Capital of Dūkštas eldership
First mentioned 1862
Granted city rights 1956
Population (2009)
 • Total 932
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Dūkštas (About this sound pronunciation ) (Polish: Dukszty) is a city in eastern Lithuania, 26 km (16 mi) north from Ignalina, on the bank of Lake Dūkštas.

Notable people[edit]

  • Charles Rappoport (1865 - 1941) - militant communist politician, journalist and writer, who lived most of his life in France.

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