|Municipality||Kaišiadorys district municipality|
|Capital of||Žiežmariai eldership|
|Granted city rights||1501|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The Jewish population was important in the town since the 16th century and represented 50% of the total population before World War II. In 1941, hundreds of Jews from the city and from nearby villages of Kaisiadorys and Žasliaisont are murdered in mass executions perpetrated by an einsatzgruppen of Germans and Lithuanians collaborators.
- Danguolė Rasalaitė (1983–2000), victim of sexual slavery
- "Holocaust Atlas of Lithuania". holocaustatlas.lt. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
- Center for Jewish Art (2004). "Preserved Wooden Synagogues in Lithuania". The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Retrieved on December 17, 2008.http://cja.huji.ac.il/Architecture/Lithuania/Wooden-synagogues-Lithuania.html
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