Utena district

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Utena district
Utenos apskritis
Alytus Marijampolė Kaunas Vilnius Utena Panevėžys Šiauliai Tauragė Klaipėda Telšiai Polen Russland Lettland WeißrusslandMap of Lithuania - Utena district highlighted
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the coat of arms of Utena district
Basic data
ISO 3166-2 LT-UT
surface 7201 km²
Capital Utena
Biggest cities
- population density
- year-on-year comparison
176,700 (rank 8 / LT)
inh / km² 178,977 (−1.3%)
Current population figures from 1.1.2006
governor Angelė Kaušylienė
structure 6 self-governments (savivaldybė)
Web presence www.utena.lt

The district of Utena (German district of Utenen ) is one of the ten administrative districts that have formed the top tier of the administrative division of Lithuania since 1994 .

The center of the area is the city of Utena. The area of ​​the former district has the largest number of lakes in Lithuania . It corresponds to the northern part of the historical landscape of Upper Lithuania .

Administrative division

The Utena district is divided into six municipalities ( savivaldybės ), which are much larger than in Germany and correspond to smaller German "districts". Utena District has one municipality and five district municipalities ( rajono savivaldybės ), which are made up of smaller towns and villages: (residents on January 1, 2006)


District municipalities

Biggest places

(Status: 2001 census)

local community Residents
Utena 33,860
Visaginas 29,554
Anykščiai 11,958
Zarasai 8,365
Molėtai 7,221
Ignalina 6,591
Dūkštas 1,070

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