The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Shakys Raion, Lithuanian SSR, on the left bank of the Neman River, 54 km north of the Vilkaviškis railway station (on the Kaunas Kaliningrad line). There is a ceramics factory in the town.
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