Rokiškis

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Rokiškis

 

a city and administrative center of Rokiŝkis Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Railroad station on the Panevėzys-Daugavpils line, 241 km north of Vilnius. Industry is represented by an experiment factory for agricultural machinery, a cheese plant, a cannery, a mixed-feed plant, and a clothing factory. Rokiŝkis also has a cultural academe and a museum of local lore.

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