Pasvalys

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Pasvalys
City
Pasvalys from top.jpg
Coat of arms of Pasvalys
Coat of arms
Pasvalys is located in Lithuania
Pasvalys
Pasvalys
Location of Pasvalys
Coordinates: 56°3′34″N 24°24′13″E / 56.05944°N 24.40361°E / 56.05944; 24.40361Coordinates: 56°3′34″N 24°24′13″E / 56.05944°N 24.40361°E / 56.05944; 24.40361
Country Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
County Panevezys County flag.png Panevėžys County
Municipality Pasvalys district municipality
Capital of Pasvalys district municipality
Pasvalys city eldership
Pasvalys rural eldership
First mentioned 1497
Granted city rights 1946
Population (2005)
 • Total 8,562
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.pasvalys.lt

Pasvalys (About this sound pronunciation , Polish: Pozwoł) is a city in Panevėžys County, Lithuania, located near the bank of the Svalia River. Its sister city is Götene in Sweden. In 1557, the Treaty of Pozvol was signed in the town, which provoked Ivan IV of Russia to start the Livonian War.

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