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Center of the town

Coat of arms
Location of Krakės

Coordinates: 55°24′30″N 23°43′30″E / 55.40833°N 23.72500°E / 55.40833; 23.72500Coordinates: 55°24′30″N 23°43′30″E / 55.40833°N 23.72500°E / 55.40833; 23.72500

Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
County Municipality Kėdainiai district municipality
Eldership Krakės eldership
Capital of Krakės eldership
First mentioned 14th century
Population (2001)
 • Total 991
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Krakės is a small town in Kėdainiai district, central Lithuania. It is located on the Smilgaitis River. In the town there is a Catholic church, convent, secondary school and post office.

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