Telšiai County

Telšiai County (Lithuanian: Telšių apskritis) is one of ten counties in Lithuania. It is in the west of the country, and its capital is Telšiai. There are Lithuanians (98.7%), Latvians (0.1%), Russians (0.9%), and others (0.3%). On 1 July 2010, the county administration was abolished,[3] and since that date, Telšiai County remains as the territorial and statistical unit.

Telšiai County
Telšių apskritis
Flag of Telšiai County
Coat of arms of Telšiai County
Location of Telšiai County
Location of Telšiai County
Country Lithuania
Administrative centreTelšiai
 • Total4,349 km2 (1,679 sq mi)
 (6.7% of the area of Lithuania)
 • Total130,613
 • Rank8th of 10 (5.1% of the population of Lithuania)
 • Density30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeLT-TE
GDP (nominal)2018
 - Total€1.5 billion
 - Per capita€11,600 [1]
HDI (2018)0.842[2]
very high · 4th


Municipalities are:

  Mažeikiai District Municipality
  Plungė District Municipality
  Rietavas Municipality
  Telšiai District Municipality


  1. ^ id=8446&status=A
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  3. ^ "Dėl apskričių viršininkų administracijų likvidavimo". Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. Retrieved 21 August 2011.

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Coordinates: 55°59′18″N 22°14′35″E / 55.98833°N 22.24306°E / 55.98833; 22.24306