Adutiškis

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Adutiškis
Town
Church in Adutiškis
Church in Adutiškis
Coat of arms of Adutiškis
Coat of arms
Adutiškis is located in Lithuania
Adutiškis
Adutiškis
Location of Adutiškis
Coordinates: 55°09′20″N 26°35′10″E / 55.15556°N 26.58611°E / 55.15556; 26.58611Coordinates: 55°09′20″N 26°35′10″E / 55.15556°N 26.58611°E / 55.15556; 26.58611
Country Lithuania
Ethnographic regionAukštaitija
CountyVilnius County flag.svg Vilnius County
MunicipalityŠvenčionys district municipality
EldershipAdutiškis eldership
Population
 (2011)
 • Total689
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Adutiškis [aˈdʊtʲɪʃkɪs] (Polish: Hoduciszki[1], Belarusian: Гадуцішкі) is a town in Švenčionys district municipality, in Vilnius County, in northeast Lithuania. According to the 2011 census, the town has a population of 689 people.[2] The town is located near Kamaja river, and at the border with Belarus.

History[edit]

In autumn of 1941, the Jews from the town were taken to the Švenčionėliai military training ground and executed along with other Jews of the Švenčionys district.[3] This crime was perpetrated by an Einsatzgruppen of Adutiškis policemen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities in the Republic of Poland. Wilno Voivodeship". GUS. 1938.: 46. Cite journal requires |journal= (help) [1]
  2. ^ "2011 census". Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.holocaustatlas.lt/EN/#a_atlas/search//page/1/item/116/