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Skyline of Kuršėnai
Coat of arms of Kuršėnai
Coat of arms
Kuršėnai is located in Lithuania
Location of Kuršėnai
Coordinates: 55°59′N 22°55′E / 55.983°N 22.917°E / 55.983; 22.917Coordinates: 55°59′N 22°55′E / 55.983°N 22.917°E / 55.983; 22.917
Country Lithuania
County Šiauliai County
Municipality Šiauliai district municipality
Eldership Kuršėnai town eldership
Capital of Kuršėnai town eldership
Kuršėnai rural eldership
First mentioned 16th century
Granted city rights 1947
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,197
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kuršėnai (About this sound pronunciation ) is the twenty-fifth largest city in Lithuania. According to the 2001 census, it had 14,197 residents.[1]

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  1. ^ "Population by sex in counties, city (towns) and municipalities". Department of Statistics to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania (Statistics Lithuania). 2010-01-11.