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Klaipėda County

Klaipėda County
Klaipėdos apskritis
Quite summer evening in the port city Klaipeda.jpg
Flag of Klaipėda County
Coat of arms of Klaipėda County
Coat of arms
Location of Klaipėda County
Location of Klaipėda County
Country  Lithuania
Administrative centre Klaipėda
 • Total 5,209 km2 (2,011 sq mi)
  (8% of the area of Lithuania)
Population (2016-01-20)
 • Total 324,628
 • Rank 3rd of 10 (11.4% of the population of Lithuania)
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 code LT-KL
GDP (nominal) 2016
 - Total €4.3 billion (US$5.4 billion)
 - Per capita €13,300 (US$16,600) ([1])

Klaipėda County (Lithuanian: Klaipėdos apskritis)[1] is one of ten counties in Lithuania. It lies in the west of the country and is the only county to have a coastline. Its capital is Klaipėda. On 1 July 2010, the county administration was abolished,[2] and since that date, Klaipėda County remains as the territorial and statistical unit.


Municipalities are:


The ethnic composition in 2001 was:[3]


  1. ^ "Counties within Lithuania - weather and maps", TravelsRadiate, accessed Feb 15, 2011.
  2. ^ "Dėl apskričių viršininkų administracijų likvidavimo". Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-01-05. Retrieved 2012-01-12.

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