Vilnius District Municipality

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Vilnius District Municipality

Vilniaus rajono savivaldybė
Coat of arms of Vilnius District Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of Vilnius district municipality
Location of Vilnius district municipality
Country Lithuania
Ethnographic regionDzūkija/Aukštaitija
CountyVilnius County flag.svg Vilnius County
CapitalVilnius
Elderships
Government
 • MayorMarija Rekst (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania)
Area
 • Total2,129 km2 (822 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 Census)
 • Total101,404[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.vrsa.lt

Vilnius District Municipality (Lithuanian: Vilniaus rajono savivaldybė) is one of 60 municipalities in Lithuania. It surrounds the capital city of Vilnius on 3 sides, while the rest borders the Trakai District Municipality.

At the 2011 Census, Poles amounted to 52.07% out of 95,348 inhabitants. 32.47% were Lithuanians, 8.01% Russians, 4.17% Belarusians, 0.65% Ukrainians and 0.11% Jews.[2]

Structure[edit]

New Klevinė settlement in Vilnius district municipality. Because of recent urban sprawl, such new fast-growing quarters surround Vilnius city
Riešė village in Vilnius district municipality. One of the fastest growing localities in the vicinity of the capital.
Neoclassical Maišiagala manor, Vilnius district municipality.
Baroque Liubavas manor buildings in Riešė elderate, Vilnius district municipality.
Interior of early XIX c. Sudervė church, which belongs to a rare in Lithuania rotonda type building

District structure.[3]

Largest residential areas by population (2011[4]):

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Vilnius District Municipality is twinned with:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.vrsa.lt/go.php/lit/Placiau/3148
  2. ^ "Lithuania 2011 Census". Lietuvos statistikos departamentas. 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-01-11. Retrieved 2013-03-24.
  3. ^ Główny Geodeta Kraju (2012). "Robocza wersja wykazu polskich nazw geograficznych świata (Glossary of geographical names)" (PDF file, direct download 261 KB). Litwa; ofic. Republika Litewska; Lietuva; ofic. Lietuvos Respublika. Komisja Standaryzacji Nazw Geograficznych (Commission for Standardization of Placenames). p. 27. Retrieved December 31, 2012.
  4. ^ Lietuvos statistikos departamentas. http://web.stat.gov.lt/uploads/docs/Gyventojai_gyvenamosiose_vietovese.xls
  5. ^ "Radom - Miasta partnerskie" [Radom - Partnership cities]. Miasto Radom [City of Radom] (in Polish). Archived from the original on 2013-04-03. Retrieved 2013-08-07.

Coordinates: 54°44′N 25°23′E / 54.733°N 25.383°E / 54.733; 25.383