Žeimiai

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Žeimiai
Town
Zeimiubaznycia.jpg
Coat of arms of Žeimiai
Coat of arms
Žeimiai is located in Lithuania
Žeimiai
Žeimiai
Location in Lithuania
Coordinates: 55°10′50″N 24°13′20″E / 55.18056°N 24.22222°E / 55.18056; 24.22222Coordinates: 55°10′50″N 24°13′20″E / 55.18056°N 24.22222°E / 55.18056; 24.22222
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
County LTU Kauno apskritis flag.svg Kaunas County
Municipality Jonava district municipality
Eldership Žeimiai eldership
Population (2001)
 • Total 962
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Žeimiai is a small town in Kaunas County in central Lithuania. As of 2001 it had a population of 962.

Žeimiai Marija.jpg

History[edit]

Before the Holocaust, the town had a Jewish population who were murdered in 1941 in mass executions perpetrated an einsatzgruppen of Germans and Lithuanians collaborators.[1][2]

References[edit]

  • Parts of this article was initially translated from the Lithuanian Wikipedia.