The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
town in Akmiane Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Located in the north of the republic, 7.5 km from Akmené railroad station on the Šiauliai-žeikiai line. Population 2,400 (1968). Akmenė was founded in the 16th century.
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