Eiguliai

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Eiguliai[1]
Eldership
Church of Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis
Church of Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis
Location of Eiguliai[1]
Eiguliai[1] is located in Lithuania
Eiguliai[1]
Eiguliai[1]
Location in Lithuania
Coordinates: 54°56′N 23°56′E / 54.933°N 23.933°E / 54.933; 23.933Coordinates: 54°56′N 23°56′E / 54.933°N 23.933°E / 54.933; 23.933
Country  Lithuania
County Kaunas County
Municipality Kaunas city municipality
Elder of Eiguliai Ovidijus Adomaitis
Population (2017)[2]
 • Total 40,453
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +370

Eiguliai is an eldership in the city of Kaunas, Lithuania. Eiguliai is located in Kauno apskritis. The distance from Eiguliai to Kaunas centre is approximately 6 km. The settlement was a small village until it was incorporated into Kaunas in 1959 and a residential microdistrict was built in 1979. Located on the left bank of the Neris River, Eiguliai encompass Kleboniškis and part of Kalniečiai neighbourhoods. Kaunas University of Medicine Hospital and the 7th Fort of the Kaunas Fortress are located in this eldership. The borough borders Dainava in the east, Žaliakalnis in the south, Vilijampolė and Šilainiai in the west and Domeikava with Lapės in the north. It has 40,453 inhabitants which represent 13.82 % of the population of Kauno city municipality. Eiguliai time zone is Europe/Vilnius. Eiguliai currency is Euro (EUR) and the dialing code is +370.

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A number of famous people were buried in the Eiguliai cemetery:[3]

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