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Kruonis (Polish: Kronie, Yiddish: קראָן, Kron) is a small town, located 37 km (23 mi) east of Kaunas, in Kaunas County, central Lithuania. In 2011 it had a population of 661. The only in the Baltic States Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant (the KPSP) is situated 3 km (1.9 mi) north of Kruonis.
On July, 1941, 19 Kruonis Jews were murdered in a mass execution On August 15, 1941, some Kruonis Jews, mostly men, were taken in the direction of Kaunas and murdered, together with Jews from Darsūniškis, in the Gojus Forest, by Lithuanian nazis from Kruonis. At the end of summer 1941, Rollkommando Hamann and policemen from Pakuonis shot 99 Jewish women, children, and old people from Darsūniškis, Kruonis, and Pakuonis in Darsūniškis. .
- This article was initially translated from the Lithuanian Wikipedia.
- "2011 census". Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved August 14, 2017.
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