Šiauliai

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Šiauliai
City municipality
Cathedral of Šiauliai
Flag of Šiauliai
Flag
Coat of arms of Šiauliai
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Saulės miestas (The Sun City)
Šiauliai is located in Lithuania
Šiauliai
Šiauliai
Location of Šiauliai
Coordinates: 55°56′N 23°19′E / 55.933°N 23.317°E / 55.933; 23.317Coordinates: 55°56′N 23°19′E / 55.933°N 23.317°E / 55.933; 23.317
Country Lithuania
Ethnographic regionSamogitia
CountyŠiauliai County
MunicipalityŠiauliai city municipality
Capital ofŠiauliai County
Šiauliai city municipality
Šiauliai district municipality
First mentioned1009
Granted city rights1589
EldershipsMedelynas eldership, Rėkyva eldership
Area
 • Total81.13 km2 (31.32 sq mi)
Elevation
151 m (495 ft)
Population
(2016-01-20)
 • Total102,983
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (EEST)
Postal code
76xxx
Area code(s)(+370) 41
Vehicle registrationS
Websitewww.siauliai.lt

Šiauliai is the fourth-largest city in Lithuania. In 2016 about 102,000 people lived in the city. From 1994 to 2010 it was the capital of Šiauliai County.

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