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Kaunas
Ceety municipality
Top: Kaunas Castle

Middle left: Hoose o Perkūnas, right: Kaunas ceety haw
The 3rd row: Kaunas lagoon

Bottom left: Vytautas the Great War Museum, right: Kirk o Saunt Michael the Archangel.

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Nickname(s): Laikinoji sostinė
Location o Kaunas
Coordinates: 54°54′N 23°56′E / 54.900°N 23.933°E / 54.900; 23.933Coordinates: 54°54′N 23°56′E / 54.900°N 23.933°E / 54.900; 23.933
Kintra  Lithuanie
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
Coonty Kaunas County flag.png Kaunas Coonty
Municipality Kaunas ceety municipality
Caipital o Kaunas Coonty
Kaunas ceety municipality
Kaunas Destrict Municipality
First mentioned 1361
Granted city rights 1408
Boroughs
Area
 • Ceety municipality 157 km2 (61 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Ceety municipality 311,148
 • Metro 673,706 (Kaunas County)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website kaunas.lt

Kaunas is the seicont lairgest ceety in Lithuanie, an haes historically been a leadin centre o Lithuanie economic, academic, an cultural life.

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