Rūdiškės

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Rūdiškės
City
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Rūdiškės
Coat of arms
Rūdiškės is located in Lithuania
Rūdiškės
Rūdiškės
Location of Rūdiškės
Coordinates: 54°31′0″N 24°50′0″E / 54.51667°N 24.83333°E / 54.51667; 24.83333Coordinates: 54°31′0″N 24°50′0″E / 54.51667°N 24.83333°E / 54.51667; 24.83333
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Dzūkija
County Vilnius County flag.svg Vilnius County
Municipality Trakai district municipality
Eldership Rūdiškės eldership
Capital of Rūdiškės eldership
First mentioned 1774
Granted city rights 1958
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,300
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Rūdiškės (About this sound pronunciation , Polish: Rudziszki, Belarusian: Рудзішкі, Russian: Рудзишки) is a city in the Trakai district municipality, Lithuania about 15 km south of Trakai.

During the interwar period it was part of the Second Polish Republic.

Until 2003 FK Vėtra was based in Rūdiškės. In 2003 FK Vėtra won bronze medals in the elite division and reached LFF Cup finals and the same year it was relocated to Vilnius. Now the city has its FK Rūdiškės football club.

Population[edit]

In 2011, the city had a population of 2300: Lithuanians - 50,83% (1169), Poles - 36,17% (832), Russians - 8,52% (196), Belarusians - 2,26% (52), Ukrainians - 0,7% (16), others - 1,52% (35).[1]

Sister cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miestų gyventojai pagal tautybę 2011". osp.stat.gov.lt. Retrieved 30 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Miasta partnerskie", Zalewo city portal (in Polish)