|ALYTUS: Alytus County, Alytus district|
Alternate names: Alytus [Lith], Olita [Pol, Rus], Alita [Yid], Alīta [Latv], Alytaus, Alitus, Alyta, Russian: Олита. אַליטע-Yiddish. 54°24' N, 24°03' E, 39 miles WSW of Trakai (Troki), 35 miles S of Kaunas (Kovno). In the Russian Empire, the town was divided (by the Neman river) between Vilna gubernia (Troki uyezd) and Suwałki gubernia (Kalwaria uyezd). 1900 Jewish population: 1,234. yizkor: Lite (vol. 1) (New York, 1951). ShtetLink. The synagogue is in terrible shape. The Jewish community cannot afford to fix the building; and the city does not know what to do with it. Since 1988 Alytus Ethnographic Museum occupies the old Jewish school. map. SYNAGOGUE: 9 Kauno str., built at the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century. Town history and photos. Part of Trakai District, the town is divided into two parts by the Neman river. One part once belonged to Poland and the other to Lithuania or Russian Empire depending on the year. The town goes back to the Neolithic age and historically included land on the left bank of the Nemaunas, which runs roughly north/south in the area. Trakai uezd, Vilnius gubernia. town history. March 2009]
CEMETERYL Smelio Str.
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