Šalčininkai Destrict Municipality

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Šalčininkai Destrict Municipality

Šalčininkų rajono savivaldybė
Coat of airms o Šalčininkai Destrict Municipality
Coat airms
Location o Šalčininkai Destrict Municipality
Location o Šalčininkai Destrict Municipality
Kintra Lithuanie
Ethnographic regionDzūkija
CoontyVilnius Coonty
CaipitalŠalčininkai
Elderships
Govrenment
 • MayorZdislav Palevič
Area
 • Total1491 km2 (576 sq mi)
Population
 (2001 census)
 • Total39,400
 • Density26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.salcininkai.lt

Šalčininkai Destrict Municipality (Lithuanie: Šalčininkų rajonas, Pols: Gmina rejonowa Soleczniki) is ane o 60 municipalities in Lithuanie. It haes ane o biggest Pols minority populations in Lithuanie, wi 31,223 or ower 80% (2001 census) o the population claimin Pols ethnicity.[1] Šalčininkai is the lairgest toun in an the admeenistrative centre o the destrict.

The sooth-eastren border o the municipality wi Belaroushie creates a peninsular shape o Lithuanie territory amaist completely surroondit bi Belaroushie.

Lithuanie Route 104 passes throu the destrict.

The Poškonys Reservoir (Poškonių tvenkinys) wi a aurie o 0.3 km2 on the Gauja River is locatit in the destrict.

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