Siesikai

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Siesikai
Town
Skyline of Siesikai
Siesikai is located in Lithuania
Siesikai
Siesikai
Location of Siesikai
Coordinates: 55°17′38″N 24°30′11″E / 55.29389°N 24.50306°E / 55.29389; 24.50306Coordinates: 55°17′38″N 24°30′11″E / 55.29389°N 24.50306°E / 55.29389; 24.50306
Country  Lithuania
County Vilnius County
Municipality Ukmergė district municipality
Eldership Siesikai eldership
Population (2001)
 • Total 601
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Siesikai is a town in Ukmergė district municipality, Vilnius County, east Lithuania. According to the 2001 census, the town has a population of 601 people.[1] The town has a church of Catholics.

Its alternate names include Sesikay, Sesiki, Sessiki, Siesiki (Polish), Siesikų, Sesik or Sheshik (Yiddish), and Siyesikay. [2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vilniaus apskrities kaimo gyvenamosios vietovės ir jų gyventojai (in Lithuanian). Vilnius: Department of Statistics to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. 2002. ISBN 9986-589-85-1. 
  2. ^ United States Board on Geographic Names – Lithuania – Siesikai. Accessed January 28, 2014.
  3. ^ Dov Levin (2000). The Litvaks: A Short History of the Jews in Lithuania. Berghahn Books. p. 278. ISBN 978-1-57181-264-3.