Didžiasalis (village)

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Didžiasalis
Village
Didžiasalis is located in Lithuania
Didžiasalis
Didžiasalis
Location in Lithuania
Coordinates: 55°14′10″N 26°11′06″E / 55.23611°N 26.18500°E / 55.23611; 26.18500Coordinates: 55°14′10″N 26°11′06″E / 55.23611°N 26.18500°E / 55.23611; 26.18500
Country  Lithuania
County Utena County
Municipality Ignalina District Municipality
Eldership Ignalina eldership
Population (2011)
 • Total 71
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Didžiasalis is a linear village in the Ignalina eldership, Lithuania. It is located about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from Ignalina near the IgnalinaŠvenčionys road. It is situated within the Sirvėta Regional Park. According to the 2011 census, it had 71 residents.[1]

History[edit]

Due to its archaic architecture, the village is an ethnocultural reserve, which includes 42 homesteads and 25 individually protected buildings. The village is situated along one street. Homesteads have irregular plans, some of which are located on both sides of the street. Houses are mostly double-ended; barns often have side barns; granaries have hip or half-hip roofs.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by locality" (XLS). Statistics Lithuania. 2013-01-25.
  2. ^ Visuotinė lietuvių enciklopedija, IV t. Vilnius: Science and encyclopedias publishing institute, 2003. T.4: Chakasija-Diržių kapinynas.