Šiauliai district

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Šiauliai district
Šiaulių apskritis
Alytus Marijampolė Kaunas Vilnius Utena Panevėžys Šiauliai Tauragė Klaipėda Telšiai Polen Russland Lettland WeißrusslandMap of Lithuania - Šiauliai District highlighted
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the coat of arms of Šiauliai County
Basic data
ISO 3166-2 LT-SA
surface 8540 km²
Capital Šiauliai
Biggest cities
- population density
- year-on-year comparison
357,029 (4th place / LT)
41.8 inhabitants / km²
360,020 (−1.0%)
Current population figures from 1.1.2006
governor Alvydas Šedžius
structure 7 self-governments (savivaldybė)
Web presence www.siauliai.aps.lt

The Šiauliai district (German Schaulen district ) is one of the ten administrative districts that have formed the top tier of the administrative division of Lithuania since 1994 . Until June 30, 2010 there was a district administration.

Administrative division

The Šiauliai district comprises seven of the 60 - still existing - self-governing communities ( savivaldybės ), which are larger than German communities and smaller than German "rural districts". In Šiauliai district there is one 'township' and six ' rajono savivaldybės ' , which are made up of smaller towns and villages:


District parishes


See also

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