Šlapaberžė

Šlapaberžė (formerly Polish: Szłapoburże, Szłapoberże, Szłapoberż, Szłapobierże, Ludwików, Russian: Шлапоберже) is a village in Kėdainiai district municipality, in Kaunas County, in central Lithuania. According to the 2011 census, the village has a population of 616 people.[1] The village is located by the Kruostas river, 7 km from Akademija. There is the Catholic church of Christ, a former manor with a park, a wayside chapel.

Šlapaberžė
Village
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Šlapaberžė is located in Kėdainiai District Municipality
Šlapaberžė
Šlapaberžė
Location in Lithuania
Šlapaberžė is located in Lithuania
Šlapaberžė
Šlapaberžė
Šlapaberžė (Lithuania)
Coordinates: 55°25′20″N 23°55′20″E / 55.42222°N 23.92222°E / 55.42222; 23.92222Coordinates: 55°25′20″N 23°55′20″E / 55.42222°N 23.92222°E / 55.42222; 23.92222
Country Lithuania
CountyLTU Kauno apskritis flag.svg Kaunas County
MunicipalityKėdainiai district municipality
EldershipDotnuva Eldership
Population
 (2011)
 • Total616
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

HistoryEdit

Šlapaberžė was mentioned by the first time in 1371, when it came under the Teutonic Order ride. At the 18th century it was a royal village.

During the Soviet era Šlapaberžė was a kolkhoz and selsovet center. There was an agriculture school.[2]

 
Šlapaberžė chapel

DemographyEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1820301—    
1886154−1.01%
1902397+6.10%
1923363−0.43%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1959743+2.01%
1970918+1.94%
19791,089+1.92%
19871,415+3.33%
YearPop.±% p.a.
19891,040−14.27%
2001583−4.71%
2011616+0.55%
Source: 1902, 1923, 1959 & 1970, 1979, 1989, 2001, 2011

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 census". Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  2. ^ Tarybų Lietuvos enciklopedija (in Lithuanian). Vol. 4. Vilnius: Vyriausioji enciklopedijų redakcija. 1988. p. 211.