Zarasai


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Zarasai

 

a city and administrative center of Zarasai Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Zarasai is situated between Zarasas, Zarasaitis, and other lakes, on the Daugavpils-Kaunas highway, 18 km northwest of the Turmantas railroad station on the Daugavpils-Vilnius line and 157 km northeast of Vilnius. Major industries include a creamery and a textile and haberdashery factory. Renowned for its picturesque surroundings, it is a popular vacation spot. The museum house of M. Melnikaite is in the city, which has been known since the late 15th century.

REFERENCES

Juknievicius, D. Zarasai—-krai ozer. Vilnius, 1958.
Matiukas, A. Po Zarasaiskomu kraiu. Vilnius, 1967. [9_1090-1]
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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