Šakiai District Municipality

Šakiai District Municipality is one of 60 municipalities in Lithuania. Under Congress Poland, the area was formerly known as Vladislavov.

Šakiai District Municipality
Šakių rajono savivaldybė
Landscape near Mikytai
Landscape near Mikytai
Coat of arms of Šakiai District Municipality
Location of Šakiai district municipality within Lithuania
Location of Šakiai district municipality within Lithuania
Country Lithuania
Ethnographic regionSuvalkija
CountyMarijampole County flag.svg Marijampolė County
CapitalŠakiai
Elderships14
Area
 • Total1,453 km2 (561 sq mi)
Area rank17th
Population
 (2001 census)
 • Total38,800
 • Rank29th
 • Density27/km2 (69/sq mi)
 • Density rank39-40th
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Telephone code345
Major settlements
Websitewww.sakiai.lt
Congress Poland in 1914
with Vladislavov at the top

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Coordinates: 54°56′06″N 23°06′04″E / 54.93500°N 23.10111°E / 54.93500; 23.10111