Kaunas District Municipality

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Kaunas District Municipality
Kauno rajono savivaldybė
Municipality
Landscape near Lepšiškiai
Landscape near Lepšiškiai
Coat of arms of Kaunas District Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of Kaunas district municipality within Lithuania
Location of Kaunas district municipality within Lithuania
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija / Suvalkija
County Kaunas County flag.png Kaunas County
Capital Kaunas
Elderships 23
Government
 • Ruling party Lithuanian Social Democratic Party
 • Council size 27 members
Area
 • Total 1,496 km2 (578 sq mi)
Area rank 14th
Population (2001 census)[1]
 • Total 81,400
 • Rank 7th
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Density rank 13th
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Telephone code 37
Major settlements
Website www.krs.lt

Kaunas District Municipality is one of 60 municipalities in Lithuania. The seat of the municipality is the city of Kaunas. It surrounds the Kaunas City Municipality from the north, west and south, while in the east Kaunas district municipality borders Kaišiadorys District Municipality. Kaunas District Municipality has the second largest international airport in Lithuania (Kaunas International Airport), and is well connected by major roads (A1 highway and Via Baltica), as well as railways with other cities of Lithuania.

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Coordinates: 55°00′N 23°50′E / 55.000°N 23.833°E / 55.000; 23.833