Margionys

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Margionys
Village
Margionys is located in Lithuania
Margionys
Margionys
Location of Margionys
Coordinates: 54°00′0″N 24°17′0″E / 54.00000°N 24.28333°E / 54.00000; 24.28333Coordinates: 54°00′0″N 24°17′0″E / 54.00000°N 24.28333°E / 54.00000; 24.28333
Country Lithuania
Ethnographic regionDzūkija
CountyAlytus County COA.png Alytus County
MunicipalityVarėna district municipality
EldershipMarcinkonys eldership
Population
 (2001)
 • Total81
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Margionys is a village in Dzukija National Park in Lithuania, located south-west of Marcinkonys.Is located 115 km away from Vilnius, 50 km away from Alytus and at the hand's reach from Druskininkai.

Back in the year 1637, Margionys had 11 households. Number of households in the village increased to 44 by the year 1889, with a total population of 271 individuals at the time. After the plague and wars, the village shrunk, with only two families living in it in 1738. By 1959, the village again had 261 inhabitants. This number has decreased to 98 in 1998 and 81 in 2003.[1]

Margionys

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