Jurbarkas

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Jurbarkas is a city in Tauragė County, Lithuania. It is on the right-hand shore of the Nemunas River at its confluence with the tributaries Mituva and Imsre. The town became an important road junction after a bridge was built over the Neman in 1978.EtymologyThe name Jurbarkas is derived from the Ordensburg castle, Georgenburg, built in the 13th century.Jurbarkas has also been known by many derivate spellings in various languages throughout its history. The most notable non-Lithuanian names for ...

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