|Rajong municipality :||Pakruojis|
|Coordinates :||55 ° 59 ′ N , 23 ° 51 ′ E|
|Inhabitants (place) :||5,139 (2011)|
|Time zone :||EET (UTC + 2)|
|Postal code :||LT-83001|
Pakruojis (German, 18th century: Pockroy ) is a town and seat of the Rajongemeinde Pakruojis in northern Lithuania, in the Šiauliai district , 36 kilometers east of Šiauliai on the Kruoja , not far from the Šiauliai- Pasvalys road . In 2011 the city had 5,139 inhabitants.
There is a Church of St. John the Baptist (since 1887), a Pakruojis estate (since the end of the 16th century), a hospital, a cultural center, the post office (LT-83001), the Pakruojis district court and the district town hall .
The FK Kruoja Pakruojis is the most important football club in the city.
- Synagogue , built in 1801
sons and daughters of the town
- Eugen von Keyserling (1832-1889), zoologist
- Vilma Bardauskienė (* 1953), long jumper
- Walter Baron von Koskull
City: 5,677 inhabitants (2009), area 4 km². Municipality: 27,886 inhabitants (2007), area 21.8 km².
The Rajongemeinde ( Pakruojo rajono savivaldybė ) includes the two cities Pakruojis and Linkuva, the five towns miesteliai Klovainiai, Lygumai, Pašvitinys, Rozalimas and Žeimelis, and 374 villages.
It is divided into 8 administrative districts ( seniūnija ):
- Lygumai with synagogue
The administrative districts of the two cities also extend far beyond them.
- Pakruojis County Administration (Lithuanian)
- ↑ 2011 census. Statistics Departamentas (Lithuania), accessed on August 3, 2017 .