Geruliai is a village located in the Telšiai District Municipality, 10 kilometers from Telšiai, Lithuania. According to the census of 2001, the village has a population of 95.[1]

Geruliai
Village
Geruliai is located in Lithuania
Geruliai
Geruliai
Location of Geruliai
Coordinates: 55°58′41″N 22°23′35″E / 55.978°N 22.393°E / 55.978; 22.393Coordinates: 55°58′41″N 22°23′35″E / 55.978°N 22.393°E / 55.978; 22.393
Country Lithuania
CountyTelšiai County
MunicipalityTelšiai District Municipality
EldershipDegaičiai eldership
Population
 (2001)
 • Total95
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

HistoryEdit

During World War II, in summer 1941,[2] 1,500 to 2,000 Jews[3] from local shtetls were murdered in mass executions perpetrated by an Einsatzgruppen of Lithuanian policemen.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vietovardžių žodynas". vietovardziai.lki.lt. Retrieved 2017-07-11.
  2. ^ "Holocaust Atlas of Lithuania". holocaustatlas.lt. Retrieved 2017-07-11.
  3. ^ "Holocaust Atlas of Lithuania". holocaustatlas.lt. Retrieved 2017-07-11.
  4. ^ "The Untold Stories. The Murder Sites of the Jews in the Occupied Territories of the Former USSR". yadvashem.org. Retrieved 2017-07-11.
  5. ^ "Žydai Lietuvoje | Telšiai". zydai.lt. Archived from the original on 2017-07-19. Retrieved 2017-07-11.