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
CountyLTU Kauno apskritis flag.svg Kaunas County
MunicipalityKėdainiai district municipality
EldershipSurviliškis eldership
Population
 (2011)
 • Total47
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Berželė is a village in Kėdainiai district municipality, in Kaunas County, central Lithuania. According to the 2011 census, the village has a population of 47 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 is 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. ^ "2011 census". Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved August 21, 2017.