Vilkija


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Vilkija

 

a city (since 1950) in Kaunas Raion, Lithuanian SSR. It is located on the right bank of the Nemunas River on the Kaunas-Jurbakas highway 28 km northwest of Kaunas. Population, 2,600 (1968). Some of the inhabitants of Vilkija work in Kaunas.

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