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Šiauliai

city in Lithuania

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.

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

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