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Vainutas

Vainutas
Town
Skyline of Vainutas
Official seal of Vainutas
Seal
Vainutas is located in Lithuania
Vainutas
Vainutas
Coordinates: 55°21′50″N 21°52′0″E / 55.36389°N 21.86667°E / 55.36389; 21.86667
Country Lithuania
CountyLTU Klaipėdos apskritis flag.svg Klaipėda County
Population (2011)
 • Total746
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Vainutas is a small town in Klaipėda County, in northwestern Lithuania. According to the 2011 census, the town has a population of 746 people.[1]

History

During the Second World War, the Jewish community was assassinated in a mass execution perpetrated by an einsatzgruppen.[2] There is a monument on the site of the massacre.

References

  1. ^ "2011 census". Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved August 17, 2017.
  2. ^ [www.holocaustatlas.lt]