Užpaliai

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Užpaliai
Town
Skyline of Užpaliai
Official seal of Užpaliai
Seal
Užpaliai is located in Lithuania
Užpaliai
Užpaliai
Coordinates: 55°38′20″N 25°34′59″E / 55.63889°N 25.58306°E / 55.63889; 25.58306Coordinates: 55°38′20″N 25°34′59″E / 55.63889°N 25.58306°E / 55.63889; 25.58306
Country Lithuania
CountyUtena County
MunicipalityUtena district municipality
EldershipUžpaliai eldership
Population
 (2011)
 • Total758
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Užpaliai (traditional Russian: Ушполь, Polish: Uszpolski) is a town in Utena County, Lithuania. According to the 2011 census, the town has a population of 758 people.[1]

History[edit]

The Jewish population was important in the town, for example, in 1897, 691 inhabitants were Jewish[2] on a total population of 740 people.[3][4] In July 1941, the Jewish population was massacred in mass executions perpetrated by an Einsatzgruppen of Lithuanian nationalists on different sites.[5][6][7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 census". Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved August 17, 2017.
  2. ^ http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Uzpaliai/JewEnc.htm
  3. ^ http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Uzpaliai/Uzpaliai.htm
  4. ^ http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Uzpaliai/LithComm.htm
  5. ^ http://www.holocaustatlas.lt/EN/#a_atlas/search//page/1/item/196/
  6. ^ http://www.holocaustatlas.lt/EN/#a_atlas/search//page/1/item/197/
  7. ^ http://www.holocaustatlas.lt/EN/#a_atlas/search//page/1/item/198/