Klaipėda County

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Klaipėda County

Klaipėdos apskritis
Quite summer evening in the port city Klaipeda.jpg
Flag of Klaipėda County
Flag
Coat of arms of Klaipėda County
Coat of arms
Location of Klaipėda County
Location of Klaipėda County
Country Lithuania
Administrative centreKlaipėda
Area
 • Total5,209 km2 (2,011 sq mi)
 (8% of the area of Lithuania)
Population
 (2016-01-20)
 • Total324,628
 • Rank3rd of 10 (11.4% of the population of Lithuania)
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeLT-KL

Klaipėda County is one of the ten counties in Lithuania. The capital city is also named Klaipėda. It is the only county to have a coastline.

On 1 July 2010, the county administration was ended.[1]

Municipalities[change | change source]

There are seven municipalities:

Klaipeda City Arms.svg Klaipėda City Municipality
Gargždai COA.svg Klaipėda District Municipality
Kretinga COA.svg Kretinga District Municipality
Coat of arms of Neringa (Lithuania).svg Neringa Municipality
Coat of arms of Palanga (Lithuania).svg Palanga City Municipality
Skuodas COA.svg Skuodas District Municipality
Coat of arms of Silute (Lithuania).svg Šilutė District Municipality

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dėl apskričių viršininkų administracijų likvidavimo". Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. Retrieved 21 August 2011.

Coordinates: 55°41′54″N 21°08′49″E / 55.69833°N 21.14694°E / 55.69833; 21.14694