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Skyline of Gelvonai
Gelvonai is located in Lithuania
Location of Gelvonai in Lithuania
Coordinates: 55°04′01″N 24°41′38″E / 55.06694°N 24.69389°E / 55.06694; 24.69389Coordinates: 55°04′01″N 24°41′38″E / 55.06694°N 24.69389°E / 55.06694; 24.69389
Country  Lithuania
County Vilnius County
Municipality Širvintos district municipality
Eldership Galvonai eldership
Population (2001)
 • Total 380
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Gelvonai is a town in Širvintos district municipality, Vilnius County, east Lithuania. According to the 2001 census, the town has a population of 380 people.[1] The town has a Catholic church.

Its alternate names include Gelvonay, Gelvonis, Gelvonių, Gelvony, Gelvonys, Giełwany (Polish), and Gelvan (Yiddish).[2][3]

Famous citizens[edit]


  1. ^ Vilniaus apskrities kaimo gyvenamosios vietovės ir jų gyventojai (PDF) (in Lithuanian). Vilnius: Department of Statistics to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. 2002. ISBN 9986-589-85-1. 
  2. ^ United States Board on Geographic Names – Lithuania – Gelvonai. Accessed February 6, 2014.
  3. ^ Dov Levin (2000). The Litvaks: A Short History of the Jews in Lithuania. Berghahn Books. p. 270. ISBN 978-1-57181-264-3.