Skuodas District Municipality

Skuodas District Municipality is one of 60 municipalities in Lithuania.

Skuodas District Municipality
Skuodo rajono savivaldybė
Administration of municipality
Administration of municipality
Coat of arms of Skuodas District Municipality
Location of Skuodas district municipality within Lithuania
Location of Skuodas district municipality within Lithuania
Coordinates: 56°16′N 21°31′E / 56.267°N 21.517°E / 56.267; 21.517Coordinates: 56°16′N 21°31′E / 56.267°N 21.517°E / 56.267; 21.517
Country Lithuania
Ethnographic regionSamogitia
CountyLTU Klaipėdos apskritis flag.svg Klaipėda County
CapitalSkuodas
Elderships9
Area
 • Total911 km2 (352 sq mi)
 • Rank41st
Population
 (2001 census)[1]
 • Total25,600
 • Rank47th
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
  • Rank34-35th
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Telephone code440
Major settlements
Websitewww.skuodas.lt

It is the only territory whose Council is using the Samogitian language.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.skuodas.lt
  2. ^ "Żmudzki niedźwiedź się budzi (The Samogitian bear wakes up )" (in Polish). Kurier Wileński (Vilnius Courier). January 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-15.