Naujoji Akmené

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Naujoji Akmené

 

a city, center of Akmené Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Located 273 km northwest of Vilnius and 25 km from the Akmené railroad station. Population, 12,500 (1973). Naujoji Akmené grew from the village of Karpėnai after the Great Patriotic War (1941-45); it became a city in 1965. It is an important republic center of construction materials (cement and reinforced-concrete structural members).

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