Lyduvėnai

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Lyduvėnai
Town
Lyduvenai2.JPG
Lyduvėnai is located in Lithuania
Lyduvėnai
Lyduvėnai
Location in Lithuania
Coordinates: 55°30′30″N 23°05′0″E / 55.50833°N 23.08333°E / 55.50833; 23.08333Coordinates: 55°30′30″N 23°05′0″E / 55.50833°N 23.08333°E / 55.50833; 23.08333
Country Lithuania
Ethnographic regionSamogitia
CountyLTU Kauno apskritis flag.svg Kaunas County
Population
 (2011)
 • Total99
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Lyduvėnai church

Lyduvėnai is a small town in Kaunas County in central Lithuania. In 2011 it had a population of 99.[1]

History[edit]

During summer 1941, 300 Jews from the village and the area were murdered in a mass execution perpetrated by an Einsatzgruppen of Lithuanian nationalists.[2]

References[edit]

  • This article was initially translated from the Lithuanian Wikipedia.
  1. ^ "2011 census". Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  2. ^ http://www.holocaustatlas.lt/EN/#a_atlas/search//page/1/item/215/