Pakuonis

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Pakuonis
Town
Aušros street near the church
Aušros street near the church
Coat of arms of Pakuonis
Coat of arms
Pakuonis is located in Lithuania
Pakuonis
Pakuonis
Location of Pakuonis
Coordinates: 54°43′30″N 24°03′10″E / 54.72500°N 24.05278°E / 54.72500; 24.05278
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Dzūkija
County Kaunas County flag.png Kaunas County
Municipality Prienai district municipality
Eldership Pakuonis eldership
Capital of Pakuonis eldership
First mentioned 1744
Population (2001)
 • Total 680
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Pakuonis is a small town in Prienai district municipality, Lithuania. It is located near the Neman River. According to 2001 census, it has population of 680.

The village was first mentioned in 1744. The first church was built in 1792 or 1794 and the town began to grow around it. On April 23, 2004 town coat of arms, depicting a blooming apple tree, was approved by a presidential decree.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ (Lithuanian) Pakuonis. Prienai district municipality.

Coordinates: 54°43′N 24°03′E / 54.717°N 24.050°E / 54.717; 24.050