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
County Utena County
Municipality Utena district municipality
Eldership Užpaliai eldership
Population (2001)
 • Total 877
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Užpaliai is a town in Utena County, Lithuania. According to the 2001 census, the town has a population of 877 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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