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 regionDzūkija
CountyVilnius County flag.svg Vilnius County
MunicipalityTrakai district municipality
EldershipRūdiškės eldership
Capital ofRūdiškės eldership
First mentioned1774
Granted city rights1958
Population
(2011)
 • Total2,300
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Rūdiškės (About this soundpronunciation , 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)