Viduklė

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Viduklė
Town
VidukleBaznycia.jpg
Coat of arms of Viduklė
Coat of arms
Viduklė is located in Lithuania
Viduklė
Viduklė
Location in Lithuania
Coordinates: 55°24′10″N 22°53′50″E / 55.40278°N 22.89722°E / 55.40278; 22.89722Coordinates: 55°24′10″N 22°53′50″E / 55.40278°N 22.89722°E / 55.40278; 22.89722
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
County LTU Kauno apskritis flag.svg Kaunas County
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,678
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Viduklė is a small town in a Raseiniai district municipality, Kaunas County, central-western Lithuania. In 2011, it had a population of 1,678.[1]

History[edit]

221 Jews lived in the town according to the 1923 census. The German army entered the town on June 23, 1941 and set up a ghetto to imprison the Jewish population.[2] Starting on July 24, 1941, hundred of Jews living in the city were shot by Germans and Lithuanians collaborators.[3][4]

References[edit]

  • This article was initially translated from the Lithuanian Wikipedia.