Poškonys [poʃ'koːnʲiːs] is a village in Vilnius County, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) southeast of Šalčininkai, Lithuania, in the so-called Dieveniškės appendix. While the inhabitants of Dieveniškės appendix are mostly Polish by ethnicity, Poškonys from the old days had a Lithuanian majority. The village itself belongs to ethno-cultural reserve and has an architectural monument status. There's a museum full of traditional Lithuanian craft, various household items, and a protected stone at the crossroad of Lastaučikai village [lt]. The 2011 census recorded a population of 129 living in Poškonys.[1]

Poškonys
Village
Poškonys, gatvė.JPG
Poškonys is located in Lithuania
Poškonys
Poškonys
Location of Poškonys
Coordinates: 54°15′50″N 25°37′08″E / 54.26389°N 25.61889°E / 54.26389; 25.61889Coordinates: 54°15′50″N 25°37′08″E / 54.26389°N 25.61889°E / 54.26389; 25.61889
Country Lithuania
CountyVilnius County
MunicipalityŠalčininkai District Municipality
EldershipPoškonys eldership
Population
 (2011)
 • Total129
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gyventojai gyvenamosiose vietovėse". Statistics Lithuania. 2013-01-25. Archived from the original on 2017-02-02. Retrieved 2017-02-25.