Klaipėda County

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Klaipėda County
Klaipėdos apskritis
County
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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 centre Klaipėda
Municipalities
Area
 • Total 5,209 km2 (2,011 sq mi)
  (8% of the area of Lithuania)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 339,062
 • Rank 3rd of 10 (11.2% of the population of Lithuania)
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
ISO 3166 code LT-KL

Klaipėda County (Lithuanian: Klaipėdos apskritis)[1] is one of ten counties in Lithuania. It lies in the west of the country and is the only county to have a coastline. Its capital is Klaipėda. On 1 July 2010, the county administration was abolished,[2] and since that date, Klaipėda County remains as the territorial and statistical unit.

Municipalities[edit]

Municipalities are:

Demographics[edit]

The ethnic composition in 2001 was:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Counties within Lithuania - weather and maps", TravelsRadiate, accessed Feb 15, 2011.
  2. ^ "Dėl apskričių viršininkų administracijų likvidavimo". Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  3. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

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