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State : Lithuania Lithuania
District : Šiauliai
Rajong municipality : Radviliškis
Coordinates : 55 ° 48 '  N , 23 ° 33'  E Coordinates: 55 ° 48 '  N , 23 ° 33'  E
Area (place) : 17.32  km²
Community area : 1,635  km²
Inhabitants (place) : 19,189 (2010)
Population density : 1,108 inhabitants per km²
Inhabitant (municipality) : 49,704
Population density : 30 inhabitants per km²
Time zone : EET (UTC + 2)
Postal code : 82001
Status: Rajong Parish
Structure : 1 city office (core city),
1 additional city office,
10 additional districts
Website :
Radviliškis (Lithuania)

Listen to Radviliškis ? / I (German Radwilischken ) is a city in the same Rajongemeinde in northwest Lithuania . It is located 14 km southeast of the city of Šiauliai on the A 9 trunk road from Šiauliai to Panevėžys (part of the connection from Šiauliai to Vilnius) and is a railway junction . Audio file / audio sample


Panorama of Radviliškis

The place name marks the city as the foundation or property of those of Radvila , a family of the Lithuanian nobility . The place was first mentioned in 1529 and received city ​​rights in 1710 .

Military site

Two units of the Lithuanian armed forces are currently stationed in Radviliškis. One is the Air Defense Battalion, which is part of the Air Force . The artillery battalion Brigadier General Motiejaus Pečiulionio was temporarily stationed in Radviliškis until it was moved to Pajūris in 2019 . This was replaced by the newly established Fürst Margiris infantry battalion, which will also be relocated in the coming years.


Radviliškis train station

As the center of freight traffic, the city ​​is home to the largest marshalling yard in the Baltic States , where routes to the most important cities in Lithuania and Latvia meet. However, with the sharp decline in rail passenger traffic in Lithuania, its importance in the country's tourist traffic has decreased significantly.

The E  272 runs through the city from Palanga (north of Klaipėda ) via Šiauliai and Panevėžys to Vilnius , from Panevėžys under the number A2 as a motorway.

Twin cities

There is a cooperation with the following cities:

sons and daughters of the town


  • Radviliškis , in: Guy Miron (Ed.): The Yad Vashem encyclopedia of the ghettos during the Holocaust . Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 2009 ISBN 978-965-308-345-5 , p. 639

Web links

Commons : Radviliškis  - collection of images, videos and audio files


  1. ^ Website of the city