Šiauliai

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Šiauliai
City municipality
Cathedral of Šiauliai
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
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 region Samogitia
County Šiauliai County
Municipality Šiauliai city municipality
Capital of Šiauliai County
Šiauliai city municipality
Šiauliai district municipality
First mentioned 1236
Granted city rights 1589
Elderships Medelynas eldership, Rėkyva eldership
Area
 • Total 81.13 km2 (31.32 sq mi)
Elevation 151 m (495 ft)
Population (2016-01-20)
 • Total 102,983
 • Density 1,269.36/km2 (3,287.62/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 76xxx
Area code(s) (+370) 41
Vehicle registration S
Website www.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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