Coordinates:-   5533′20″N   2200′00″E

In Yiddish, Khveidan, also Chveidan is a town in Šilalė district municipality, 

Tauragė County, Lithuania.  According to the 2001 census, the town has a population of 1934 people




(also known as Chweidan or Chaviadan)  is a small country town on the coastal plain of north-western Lithuania, which  was once home to about 120 Jewish families.   This website is a record of that community, which was exterminated in the Holocaust

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Kvedarna Coordinator    Alan Nathan  
Last updated Feb 2016

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