Gučkampis (formerly Russian: Гучкомпе, Polish: Guczkompie)[1] is a village in Kėdainiai district municipality, in Kaunas County, in central Lithuania. According to the 2011 census, the village had a population of 24 people.[2] It is located 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) from Liučiūnai, on a high hill. There is an old cemetery.

Gučkampis
Village
Gučkampis, 2.JPG
Gučkampis is located in Kėdainiai District Municipality
Gučkampis
Gučkampis
Location in Lithuania
Gučkampis is located in Lithuania
Gučkampis
Gučkampis
Gučkampis (Lithuania)
Coordinates: 55°09′50″N 23°36′50″E / 55.16389°N 23.61389°E / 55.16389; 23.61389Coordinates: 55°09′50″N 23°36′50″E / 55.16389°N 23.61389°E / 55.16389; 23.61389
Country Lithuania
CountyLTU Kauno apskritis flag.svg Kaunas County
MunicipalityKėdainiai district municipality
EldershipPernarava Eldership
Population
 (2011)
 • Total24
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

HistoryEdit

An ancient stone axe have been found in Gučkampis. The village have been known since 1609.[3] It was a royal village in the 18th century. At that time it belonged to the marshall of Raseiniai Jurgis Liaudanskas.

In 1950–1954 and 1963–1968 Gučkampis was a selsovet center.

DemographyEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1820138—    
1902224+0.59%
1923253+0.58%
1959202−0.62%
1970153−2.49%
YearPop.±% p.a.
197971−8.18%
198525−15.97%
198913−15.08%
200121+4.08%
201124+1.34%
Source: 1902, 1923, 1959 & 1970, 1979, 1989, 2001, 2011

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Guczkompie". Geographical Dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland (in Polish). 15 pt. 1. Warszawa: Kasa im. Józefa Mianowskiego. 1900. p. 544.
  2. ^ "2011 census". Statistikos Departamentas (Lithuania). Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "Gučkampis". Tarybų Lietuvos enciklopedija (in Lithuanian). Vol. 2. Vilnius: Vyriausioji enciklopedijų redakcija. 1986. p. 11.