Šimkaičiai

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Šimkaičiai
Town
Skyline of Šimkaičiai
Šimkaičiai is located in Jurbarkas District Municipality
Šimkaičiai
Šimkaičiai
Location in Jurbarkas district municipality
Coordinates: 55°14′00″N 23°00′00″E / 55.23333°N 23.00000°E / 55.23333; 23.00000Coordinates: 55°14′00″N 23°00′00″E / 55.23333°N 23.00000°E / 55.23333; 23.00000
Country  Lithuania
County Tauragės
Municipality Jurbarkas
Eldership Šimkaičių (lt)
Population (2011 Census)[1]
 • Total 204
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Šimkaičiai is a town in Jurbarkas district municipality, Taurage County, Lithuania. According to the 2001 census, the town had a population of 265 people.[2] At the 2011 census, the population was 204.[1]

Before World War II the town had a Jewish Population but they were murdered by the Einsatzgruppen and their Lithuanian collaborators.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by locality" (XLS). Population and Housing Census. Statistics Lithuania. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 census" (in Lithuanian). Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved July 25, 2010.