Jurbarkas

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Jurbarkas

 

a city and the administrative center of Jurbarkas Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Jurbarkas has a landing on the right bank of the Neman River. Industry is represented by a branch of the Kudirkos-Naumiestis Flax-processing Plant, a butter factory, a plant producing nonmetallic building materials, a building-materials combine, and ship repair yards. A people’s amateur theater and the Vincas Grybas Museum are also located in the city. Jurbarkas arose around a castle built in the 13th century.