Siauliai Map
Siauliai Home Page
Siauliai, Lithuania Latitude 55.9333 Longitude 23.3167
Also known as Shavli (Russian) and Shavel (Jews)
Siauliai, north central Lithuania, capital of Siauliai District. The
city was founded in the 13th century and controlled by Teutonic
Knights during the 14th century. In 1795 Siauliai became part of the
Russian empire. After the first world war it was part of independent
Lithuania. The Soviets took control in 1940. From 1941- 1944 it was
under German occupation.
Click on Photos to Enlarge