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Ožkabaliai is located in Lithuania
Location of Ožkabaliai
Coordinates: 54°29′49″N 22°59′35″E / 54.49694°N 22.99306°E / 54.49694; 22.99306Coordinates: 54°29′49″N 22°59′35″E / 54.49694°N 22.99306°E / 54.49694; 22.99306
Country  Lithuania
County Marijampolė County
Municipality Vilkaviškis district municipality
Elderate Bartninkai elderate
Population (2001)
 • Total 78
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ožkabaliai is a village in Vilkaviškis district municipality, Lithuania. According to the 2001 census, it had 78 residents.[1]

It is best known as the birthplace of Jonas Basanavičius (1851–1927), one of the most prominent activists of the Lithuanian National Revival.

Their reconstructed home is now a branch of the National Museum of Lithuania.[2] The former pantry room holds the permanent exhibition of the works of his brother, Vincas Basanavičius.[3]


  1. ^ Marijampolės apskrities kaimo gyvenamosios vietovės ir jų gyventojai (PDF) (in Lithuanian). Vilnius: Department of Statistics to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. 2003. p. 71. ISBN 9986-589-89-4. 
  2. ^ "Jono Basanavičiaus gimtinė" (in Lithuanian). Association of Lithuanian Museums. 2011-11-15. 
  3. ^ JONAS–BASANAVIČIUS–GEHÖFT–MUSEUM (retrieved July 19,2015)