Glitiškės

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Glitiškės
Village
Glitiškės Manor
Glitiškės is located in Lithuania
Glitiškės
Glitiškės
Location of Glitiškės
Coordinates: 54°59′10″N 25°13′30″E / 54.98611°N 25.22500°E / 54.98611; 25.22500Coordinates: 54°59′10″N 25°13′30″E / 54.98611°N 25.22500°E / 54.98611; 25.22500
Country Lithuania
CountyVilnius County
MunicipalityVilnius district municipality
EldershipPaberžė eldership
Population
 (2011)
 • Total549
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Glitiškės (Polish: Glinciszki) is a village in Vilnius district, Lithuania. It is situated on the eastern bank of the Širvys Lake. According to the 2011 census, it had 549 residents.[1] The village was the site of the massacre of few dozens of Polish villagers by the Lithuanian police in 1944.[2][3]

Cross at the sight of the massacre in Glitiškės (Polish: Glinciszki)

References

  1. ^ "2011 census". Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved August 17, 2017.
  2. ^ Piotrowski, Tadeusz (1997). Poland's Holocaust. McFarland & Company. pp. 168–169. ISBN 0-7864-0371-3.
  3. ^ "Litewska prokuratura przesłuchuje weteranów AK". Gazeta Wyborcza (in Polish). 2001-02-14.