Telšiai County

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Telšiai County
Telšių apskritis
Flag of Telšiai County
Coat of arms of Telšiai County
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Location of Telšiai County
Location of Telšiai County
Country  Lithuania
Administrative centre Telšiai
 • Total 4,350 km2 (1,680 sq mi)
  (6.7% of the area of Lithuania)
Population (2016-01-20)
 • Total 141,357
 • Rank 8th of 10 (5.1% of the population of Lithuania)
 • Density 32/km2 (84/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
ISO 3166 code LT-TE
GDP (nominal) 2014
 - Total €1.4($1.7) billion
 - Per capita €9,200($11,100) ([1])

Telšiai County (Lithuanian: Telšių apskritis; Samogitian: Telšiū apskrėtės) is one of ten counties in Lithuania. It is in the west of the country, and its capital is Telšiai. There are Lithuanians 98.7 % Latvians 0.1 % Russians 0.9 % Others 0.3 % . On 1 July 2010, the county administration was abolished,[1] and since that date, Telšiai County remains as the territorial and statistical unit.


Municipalities are:


  1. ^ "Dėl apskričių viršininkų administracijų likvidavimo". Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 

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Coordinates: 55°59′18″N 22°14′35″E / 55.98833°N 22.24306°E / 55.98833; 22.24306