Daugai

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Daugai
City
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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 regionDzūkija
CountyAlytus County COA.png Alytus County
MunicipalityAlytus district municipality
EldershipDaugai eldership
Capital ofDaugai eldership
First mentioned14th century
Granted city rights1792[1]
Population
 (2005)
 • Total1,453
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Daugai (About this soundpronunciation , 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

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

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