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a city under republic jurisdiction; administrative center of Panevėẑys Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Situated on both banks of the Nevėẑis River, a tributary of the Nemunas (Neman), 150 km northwest of Vilnius. Railroad junction of lines to Daugavpils, Ioniškėlis, and Ŝiauliai; also a highway junction. Population, 88,000 (1974; 27,000 in 1939).

Panevėẑys has plants that produce kinescopes, cables, automatic compressors, electrical equipment, glass, and metal products. It has a milk combine, a sugar refinery, a mixed-feed plant, and combines that distill alcohol and process meats and flax. Other industries include furniture and clothing manufacture. An evening department of the Kaunas Polytechnic Institute is located in Panevėẑys, which also has a secondary specialized polytechnic school, a water management technicum, a medical school, and a school of music education. The city has a museum of local lore and a drama theater. Panevėẑys was founded in the 16th century.

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and the Republican Panevezys Hospital (estimated at 174,000) will purchase image archiving and transmission systems.
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Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime." Four ceramics artists have been awarded LIAEP (Lighton International Artist Exchange Program) awards: Sukjin Choi will travel to Rome, Italy; Lindsey Dezman to Skaelskor, Denmark; Heidi Preuss Grew to Panevezys, Lithuania; and Vipoo Srivilasa will go to Covington, Massachusetts, US.
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(1) Department of Electricity and Electronics, Panevezys College, Laisves av.
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