Kalnujai

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Kalnujai
Village
Kalnujai is located in Lithuania
Kalnujai
Kalnujai
Location of Kalnujai
Coordinates: 55°19′41″N 23°5′38″E / 55.32806°N 23.09389°E / 55.32806; 23.09389Coordinates: 55°19′41″N 23°5′38″E / 55.32806°N 23.09389°E / 55.32806; 23.09389
Country  Lithuania
County Kaunas County
Municipality Raseiniai District Municipality
Population (2011)
 • Total 402
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Kalnujai is a village in Raseiniai District Municipality in Lithuania with a population of 402 inhabitants (2011).[1]

History[edit]

During the summer of 1941, an Einsatzgruppen of German and Lithuanian nationalists murdered the Jews of the nearby town of Raseiniai and the surroundings on a site in Kalnujai. Hundred of Jews died in the mass executions .[2] A memorial is built on the site of the massacre.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 census". Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  2. ^ http://www.holocaustatlas.lt/EN/#a_atlas/search//page/1/item/66/