Didžiosios Kabiškės

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Didžiosios Kabiškės
Village
Didžiosios Kabiškės is located in Lithuania
Didžiosios Kabiškės
Didžiosios Kabiškės
Location of Didžiosios Kabiškės
Coordinates: 54°52′20″N 25°27′10″E / 54.87222°N 25.45278°E / 54.87222; 25.45278Coordinates: 54°52′20″N 25°27′10″E / 54.87222°N 25.45278°E / 54.87222; 25.45278
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
County Vilnius County
Municipality Vilnius district municipality
Eldership Nemenčinė eldership
Population (2011)
 • Total 716
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Didžiosios Kabiškės (literally: Great Kabiškės) is a village in Vilnius district municipality, Lithuania. It is located about 24 km northeast of Vilnius, capital of Lithuania. The nearest city is Nemenčinė. A smaller village, known as Mažosios Kabiškės (literally: Little Kabiškės), is located nearby. Didžiosios Kabiškės has a bi-lingual Lithuanian and Polish kindergarten and a primary school (reorganized into one institution in May 2009),[1] a postal office, and a library.

The village was chosen as the center for Zhdanov's kolkhoz (collective farm).[2] It was built between 1975 and 1980 by "Neris", one of the biggest farming complexes in the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic. The complex exchanged stock-raising technologies with Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In 1990 Lithuania declared independence and state's support the kolkhoz discontinued. These developments spurred village's growth: it had 51 residents in 1959, 84 in 1970, 360 in 1979, 488 in 1985.[2] According to the census in 2011, it had 716 residents.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vilnius district municipality (2009-05-22). "Vilniaus r. Kabiškių mokyklos-darželio nuostatai" (in Lithuanian). Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. 
  2. ^ a b (in Lithuanian) Jonas Zinkus; et al., eds. (1985–1988). "Didžiosios Kabiškės". Tarybų Lietuvos enciklopedija. I. Vilnius, Lithuania: Vyriausioji enciklopedijų redakcija. p. 425. LCC 86232954. 
  3. ^ "2011 census". Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved August 17, 2017.