Klaipėda County

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Klaipėda County

Klaipėdos apskritis
Quite summer evening in the port city Klaipeda.jpg
Flag of Klaipėda County
Coat of arms of Klaipėda County
Coat of arms
Location of Klaipėda County
Location of Klaipėda County
Country Lithuania
Administrative centreKlaipėda
 • Total5,209 km2 (2,011 sq mi)
 (8% of the area of Lithuania)
 • Total324,628
 • Rank3rd of 10 (11.4% of the population of Lithuania)
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeLT-KL
GDP (nominal)2017
 - Total€4.8 billion (US$5.4 billion)
 - Per capita€15,100 (US$16,800) ([1])
HDI (2017)0.860[1]
very high · 3rd

Klaipėda County (Lithuanian: Klaipėdos apskritis)[2] is one of ten counties in Lithuania. It lies in the west of the country and is the only county to have a coastline. Its capital is Klaipėda. On 1 July 2010, the county administration was abolished,[3] and since that date, Klaipėda County remains as the territorial and statistical unit.


Municipalities are:


The ethnic composition in 2001 was:[4]


  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  2. ^ "Counties within Lithuania - weather and maps", TravelsRadiate, accessed Feb 15, 2011.
  3. ^ "Dėl apskričių viršininkų administracijų likvidavimo". Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-01-05. Retrieved 2012-01-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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Coordinates: 55°41′54″N 21°08′49″E / 55.69833°N 21.14694°E / 55.69833; 21.14694