Vyžuonos

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Vyžuonos
Town
Skyline of Vyžuonos
Official seal of Vyžuonos
Seal
Vyžuonos is located in Lithuania
Vyžuonos
Vyžuonos
Coordinates: 55°35′10″N 25°29′49″E / 55.58611°N 25.49694°E / 55.58611; 25.49694
Country  Lithuania
County Utena County
Municipality Utena district municipality
Eldership Vyžuonos eldership
Population (2001)
 • Total 581
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Vyžuonos is a town in Utena County, Lithuania. According to the 2001 census, the town has a population of 581 people.[1]

History[edit]

In July 1941, 67 Jews of the city were massacred by an Einsatzgruppen in Vyžuonos forest.[2] There is a memorial at the location of the mass execution.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2001 census (Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania))
  2. ^ www.atease.lt, Created atEase. "Holocaust Atlas of Lithuania". holocaustatlas.lt. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 

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