The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city, the administrative center of Ioniškis Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Ioniškis has a railroad station on the Šiauliai-Riga line. Flour mills and butter and cheese dairies are located there. The city was founded in 1657.
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