Telšiai District Municipality

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Telšiai District Municipality
Telšių rajono savivaldybė
Municipality
Burbiškiai mound
Burbiškiai mound
Coat of arms of Telšiai District Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of Telšiai district municipality within Lithuania
Location of Telšiai district municipality within Lithuania
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Samogitia
County Telšiai County
Capital Telšiai
Elderships 11
Government
 • Mayor Vytautas Urbanavičius
 • Ruling party Coalition "Team United by Work" of the Lithuanian Liberal Union and the Union of Modern Christian Democrats
 • Council size 27 members
Area
 • Total 1,439 km2 (556 sq mi)
Area rank 18-19th
Population (2001 census)[1]
 • Total 57,700
 • Rank 12th
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Density rank 20th
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Telephone code 444
Major settlements
Website www.telsiai.lt

Telšiai District Municipality (Samogitian: Telšiū rajuons) is one of 60 municipalities in Lithuania, containing the city of Telšiai.

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Coordinates: 55°53′17″N 22°23′38″E / 55.88806°N 22.39389°E / 55.88806; 22.39389