Telšiai County

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Telšiai County
Telšių apskritis
Malūnas.jpg
Flag of Telšiai County
Coat of arms of Telšiai County
Location of Telšiai County
Location of Telšiai County
Country Lithuania
Administrative centreTelšiai
Municipalities
Area
 • Total4,349 km2 (1,679 sq mi)
 (6.7% of the area of Lithuania)
Population
 (2020-01-01)
 • 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

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.

Municipalities[edit]

Municipalities are:

Coat of arms of Mazeikiai (Lithuania).svg Mažeikiai District Municipality
Plungė COA.svg Plungė District Municipality
Rietavas COA.svg Rietavas Municipality
Telšiai COA.svg Telšiai District Municipality

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://osp.stat.gov.lt/statistiniu-rodikliu-analize? id=8446&status=A
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  3. ^ "Dėl apskričių viršininkų administracijų likvidavimo". Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. Retrieved 21 August 2011.

External links[edit]

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