The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city and administrative center of Šilalė Raion, Lithuanian SSR; located 30 km northwest of the Tauragė railroad station on the Šiauliai-Sovetsk line. The city has a clothing factory and a butter factory.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.