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Alternate names: Saločiai [Lith], Salat [Yid], Satali [Rus], Sałaty [Pol], Saločių, Salochyay, Salochay, Selt, סאַלאַט-Yiddish. 56°13' N, 24°24' E, 10 miles N of Pasvalys, 14 miles W of Biržai (Birzh), 33 miles N of Panevėžys on the Latvian border. 1900 Jewish population: about 300. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), X, p. 221, #2: "Sałaty".  [March 2009]

ONLINE VIDEO: Salociai (198KB) - This town, located  midway between Riga and Vilnius, numbered 300 Jews before WW1. Come see the synagogue, the shtetl, and the nice rural landscapes of the area. [March 2009]

MASS GRAVES: Forest of Zadeikiai, 4.5 km from Pasvalys (two massacre sites); 135; pic. # 195-196 US Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad

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