The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a city in Šalčininkai Raion, Lithuanian SSR. The city is located in the southeastern part of the republic, on the Vilnius-Grodno highway. It is 35 km east of the Varéna railroad station and 70 km southwest of Vilnius. Enterprises include a butter factory.

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