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Palanga City Municipality is a city municipality of Lithuania, located in the west of the country, near the Baltic sea. It includes Šventoji, Nemirseta, Būtingė and other settlements. It is located in Klaipėda County, which is no longer an administrative entity, but only used for statistics.

Palanga City Municipality

Palangos miesto savivaldybė
City municipality
The Tiškevičiai Palace houses the Amber Museum
Coat of arms of Palanga City Municipality
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Vasaros sostinė (Summer Capital)
Palanga City Municipality is located in Lithuania
Palanga City Municipality
Palanga City Municipality
Location of Palanga
Coordinates: 55°55′N 21°4′E / 55.917°N 21.067°E / 55.917; 21.067Coordinates: 55°55′N 21°4′E / 55.917°N 21.067°E / 55.917; 21.067
Country Lithuania
Ethnographic regionSamogitia
CountyLTU Klaipėdos apskritis flag.svg Klaipėda County
First mentioned1161
Granted city rights1791
EldershipsŠventoji eldership
Area
 • Total10.976 km2 (4.238 sq mi)
Elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total15,474
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
LT-00001
Dialing code370
Websitehttp://www.palanga.lt

HistoryEdit

Since 1970 most of Šventoji surroundings added to Palanga municipality. Municipality in current form created in 1995.

EldershipsEdit

A single eldership within municipality – Šventoji eldership, located in Šventoji, 14 km north of Palanga.

SettlementsEdit

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