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Naujamiestis is the small town near the district capital Panevezys that was in the Russian empire in KOVNO Gubernia. Alternate names: Naujamiestis [Lith], Novoe Mesto [Rus], Nayshtot-Ponivezh [Yid], Nowe Miasto [Pol], Karaimų Naumiestis, Naujamiestis Karaimų, Nowe Miasto Karaimskie, Novomyesto, Nauyamiyestis, Nauyamestis, Naujamiesčio, Russian: Новое-Место. נײַשטאָט־פּאָנעװעזש-Yiddish. 55°41' N, 24°09' E, 8 miles WSW of Panevėžys (Ponevezh). Jewish population: 298 in 1897 and 157 in 1923.

Naujamiestis, the suburb of Vilnius (the capital of Lithuania), was in VILNA Gubernia. This small town and Vilna were 83 miles apart. Panevezys District Research Group coordinator is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . [January 2010]

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 January 2010 13:31
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