Klaipeda district

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Klaipėda District
Klaipėdos apskritis
Alytus Marijampolė Kaunas Vilnius Utena Panevėžys Šiauliai Tauragė Klaipėda Telšiai Polen Russland Lettland WeißrusslandMap of Lithuania - Klaipeda district highlighted
About this picture
the coat of arms of the Klaipeda region
Basic data
ISO 3166-2 LT-KL
surface 5209 km²
Capital Klaipeda
Biggest cities
- population density
- year-on-year comparison
380,625 (3rd place / LT)
inh / km² 382,179 (−0.4%)
Current population figures from 1.1.2006
governor Vytautas Rinkevičius
structure 7 self-governments (savivaldybė)
Web presence www.klaipeda.aps.lt

The Klaipėda district (German Memel district ) is one of the ten administrative districts that formed the top tier of the administrative division of Lithuania . From 1994 to June 30, 2010 there was the administration and head of the Klaipėda District. The Memel District used to exist in the southern Klaipėda region .

It covers the entire Baltic coast of Lithuania, part of the historical regions Memelland and Lower Lithuania ( Schemeitien / Žemaitija ). The district borders Latvia to the north and Russia to the south .

Administrative division

The Klaipėda District is divided into seven self-governing municipalities. (Resident on January 1, 2006)


Self-managed health resorts

District parishes

Ethnic composition

2011 census:


See also

Web links

Commons : Klaipėda district  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. 2011 m. surašymo duomenys