Švenčionys District Municipality

Švenčionys District Municipality is one of 60 municipalities in Lithuania. It has significant Polish minority population in Lithuania, with about 24% of the population claiming Polish ethnicity.

Švenčionys District Municipality
Švenčionių rajono savivaldybė
Rejon święciański
Labanoras Forest
Coat of arms of Švenčionys District Municipality
Location of Švenčionys District Municipality
Location of Švenčionys District Municipality
Coordinates: 55°07′30″N 26°10′34″E / 55.12500°N 26.17611°E / 55.12500; 26.17611Coordinates: 55°07′30″N 26°10′34″E / 55.12500°N 26.17611°E / 55.12500; 26.17611
Country Lithuania
Ethnographic regionDzūkija/Aukštaitija
CountyVilnius County flag.svg Vilnius County
CapitalŠvenčionys
Elderships
List
Area
 • Total1,692 km2 (653 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total22,966
 • Density14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Major settlements
Websitewww.svencionys.lt

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Twin towns — Sister citiesEdit

Švenčionys district municipality is twinned with the following towns:

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