Daugai

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Daugai
City
Daugai.jpg
Coat of arms of Daugai
Coat of arms
Daugai is located in Lithuania
Daugai
Daugai
Location of Daugai
Coordinates: 54°22′0″N 24°21′0″E / 54.36667°N 24.35000°E / 54.36667; 24.35000Coordinates: 54°22′0″N 24°21′0″E / 54.36667°N 24.35000°E / 54.36667; 24.35000
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Dzūkija
County Alytus County COA.png Alytus County
Municipality Alytus district municipality
Eldership Daugai eldership
Capital of Daugai eldership
First mentioned 14th century
Granted city rights 1792[1]
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,453
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Daugai (About this sound pronunciation , see also other names) is a small city in Alytus district municipality, Lithuania. It is situated some 20 kilometres (12 mi) to east from Alytus on the shores of Lake Didžiulis. The city has the Church of Divine Providence (Lithuanian: Dievo apvaizdos bažnyčia) dating from 1862, extant bazaar square, Daugai Vladas Mironas secondary school, art school, agricultural school, kindergarten Bangelė, post office, cultural center, library, polyclinic and hospital, many commercial enterprises.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Apie Daugus" (in Lithuanian). City of Daugai. Archived from the original on 2009-12-16. Retrieved 2009-11-02. 

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