Anykščiai

city

Anykščiai is a city in the northeast of Lithuania and Utena County. It is 33 kilometres away from Utena.

Anykščiai
City
Anykščiai Church – the tallest church in Lithuania
Anykščiai Church – the tallest church in Lithuania
Flag of Anykščiai
Coat of arms of Anykščiai
Anykščiai is located in Lithuania
Anykščiai
Anykščiai
Location of Anykščiai
Coordinates: 55°32′N 25°6′E / 55.533°N 25.100°E / 55.533; 25.100Coordinates: 55°32′N 25°6′E / 55.533°N 25.100°E / 55.533; 25.100
Country Lithuania
Ethnographic regionAukštaitija
CountyUtena County COA.png Utena County
MunicipalityAnykščiai district municipality
EldershipAnykščiai eldership
Capital ofAnykščiai district municipality
Anykščiai eldership
First mentioned1440
Granted city rights1516
Population
 (2011)
 • Total10,575
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

HistoryEdit

Anykščiai was first mentioned in 1440. In 1442-1452, a wooden church was built here.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Anykščiai – garsūs savo istorija ir muziejais" (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 14 May 2021.