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|Radviliškis District Municipality|
Radviliškio rajono savivaldybė
Images, from top down, left to right: Radviliškis town, Kairėnai village, Raginėnai hill and Mantviliškis pond.
|• Mayor||Antanas Čepononis|
|• Vice mayor||Kazimieras Augulis (LSDP)|
|• Total||1,635 km2 (631 sq mi)|
|Population (2001 census)|
|• Density||32/km2 (83/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||30th|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Radviliškis district has 13 subdivisions or elderships (Seniūnija).
Radviliškis is known for its soft beverages, timber processing, furniture and machinery production industries, sewn and knitted men's and ladies' wear, and the biggest second-hand car market in Northern Lithuania. The district is famous for extracting peat also.
Agriculture is developed in the district because of the high fecundity of the soil. The main agriculture branches are cattle, pigs, sheep breeding, cereal, sugar beets, meat and milk production. The production rates for meat, milk, grain, and sugar beets are among the highest in Lithuania.
There are 50 educational institutions in Radviliškis District. There are two gymnasiums, five secondary schools, arts, music and sports schools, children's foster in Radviliškis town. Representatives of district's secondary schools develop their leadership skills at the School of Democracy and Social Practice “Ateitis”.
At the Lithuanian Rehabilitation Vocational Training center, disabled youths can get occupational training. The Center positively cooperates with foreign partners, changes places with delegations of schoolchildren, and pursues international projects.
From Radviliškis, it is:
Today Radviliškis is actively cooperating with foreign countries. The municipality expands international cooperation in the fields of municipal affairs, health care, social security, ecology, monument preservation, tourism, culture and education. The district is connected with:
There are many places of interest in Radviliškis district, such as: