Žasliai

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Žasliai
Town
Zasliai church.jpg
Coat of arms of Žasliai
Coat of arms
Žasliai is located in Lithuania
Žasliai
Žasliai
Location in Lithuania
Coordinates: 54°51′50″N 24°35′20″E / 54.86389°N 24.58889°E / 54.86389; 24.58889Coordinates: 54°51′50″N 24°35′20″E / 54.86389°N 24.58889°E / 54.86389; 24.58889
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
County LTU Kauno apskritis flag.svg Kaunas County
Population (2011)
 • Total 644
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Žasliai (Yiddish: זאָסלעZosle) is a small town in Kaunas County in central Lithuania. In 2011 it had a population of 644.

History[edit]

The Jewish population was historically in the village. During WWII, in 1941, Jews were murdered in mass executions perpetrated by an Einsatzgruppen.

References[edit]

  • This article was initially translated from the Lithuanian Wikipedia.

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