Berželė

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Berželė
Village
Skyline of Berželė
Berželė is located in Lithuania
Berželė
Berželė
Location in Lithuania
Coordinates: 55°25′19″N 24°0′40″E / 55.42194°N 24.01111°E / 55.42194; 24.01111Coordinates: 55°25′19″N 24°0′40″E / 55.42194°N 24.01111°E / 55.42194; 24.01111
Country  Lithuania
County Kaunas County flag.png Kaunas County
Municipality Kėdainiai district municipality
Eldership Surviliškis eldership
Population (2001)
 • Total 53
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Berželė is a village in Kėdainiai district municipality, in Kaunas County, central Lithuania. According to the 2001 census, the village has a population of 53 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Berželė is located 3 km to the South from town of Surviliškis, near the road which connects Kėdainiai and Krekenava. Also there are local road to Šlapaberžė. The small rivulet of Kruostas crosses the village. It's a right tributary of the Nevėžis River. There is the Kalnaberžė forest to the West from Berželė.

Etymology[edit]

The name Berželė comes from a Lithuanian name beržas for a birch tree. Once, a large birch forest covered the area and a lot of locations were named with the root berž-, like Kalnaberžė, Šlapaberžė, Beržai, Paberžė.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kauno apskrities kaimo gyvenamosios vietovės ir jų gyventojai (in Lithuanian). Vilnius: Department of Statistics to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. 2002. p. 73. ISBN 9986-589-85-1.