Kaunas

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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.
Banner o Kaunas
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Coat o airms o Kaunas
Coat o airms
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Location o Kaunas
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 regionAukštaitija
CoontyLTU Kauno apskritis flag.svg Kaunas Coonty
MunicipalityKaunas ceety municipality
Caipital oKaunas Coonty
Kaunas ceety municipality
Kaunas Destrict Municipality
First mentioned1361
Granted city rights1408
Boroughs
Aurie
 • Ceety municipality157 km2 (61 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Ceety municipality311,148
 • Metro
673,706 (Kaunas County)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Wabsteidkaunas.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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