Biržai District Municipality

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Biržai District Municipality
Biržų rajono savivaldybė
The Green Forest (Žalioji giria)
The Green Forest (Žalioji giria)
Coat of arms of Biržai District Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of Biržai district municipality within Lithuania
Location of Biržai district municipality within Lithuania
Coordinates: 56°16′58″N 24°48′45″E / 56.28278°N 24.81250°E / 56.28278; 24.81250Coordinates: 56°16′58″N 24°48′45″E / 56.28278°N 24.81250°E / 56.28278; 24.81250
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
County Panevezys County flag.png Panevėžys County
Capital Biržai
Elderships 8
 • Mayor Irutė Varzienė
 • Ruling party Union of Farmers' Party and New Democracy Party
 • Council size 25 members
 • Total 1,476 km2 (570 sq mi)
Area rank 16th
Population (2001 census)
 • Total 35,500
 • Rank 34th
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
 • Density rank 44th
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Telephone code 450
Major settlements

Biržai District Municipality Lithuanian municipality, located in northern Lithuania, Aukštaitija ethnographic region, Panevėžys County.

The towns of Biržai and Vabalninkas lie within the district. About 64% of its land is agricultural, including a number of organic farms. Portions are protected in Biržai Regional Park and as botanical and geological reserves.[1]

Administrative division[edit]

Biržai District Municipality hosts 8 elderates:



District structure:

Biggest population (2001):


  1. ^ "Biržai district municipality". Department of Statistics to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. Retrieved 2009-06-19.