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Biržai

 

a city; center of Biržai Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Located near Lake Sirven on the Apaščia River. Terminal station of a railroad branch from Siauliai (67 km). Population, 10,100 (1968). There are a flax-weaving factory, a flax-processing plant, a plant for reinforced-concrete structures, a brewery, a cannery, and a butter plant. The city also has a museum of local lore. Birzai has been a city since 1589; the ruins of an ancient castle have been preserved. Two geological preserves with karst depressions and downwarps and the Likenai balneological health resort are located nearby.

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In the area of Samogitia is marked Varniai (Midnick), Birzai (Birz), Raseiniai (Rosennie) and several rivers.
District investigated ED Good Moderate 1 Akmene 3 1 1 2 Alytus 10 3 Anyksciai 8 2 4 Birzai 3 5 Jonava 4 2 6 Joniskis 11 2 8 7 Kaunas 12 7 8 Kaisiadorys 13 3 9 Kedainiai 13 10 10 Kelme 12 3 7 11 Klaipeda 3 12 Kretinga 17 9 13 Kupiskis 12 7 14 Lazdijai 2 1 15 Marijampole 10 2 1 16 Mazeikiai 16 1 12 17 Pakruojis 8 1 1 18 Panevezys 15 1 19 Pasvalys 4 20 Prienai 8 2 21 Radviliskis 13 1 12 22 Raseiniai 20 6 23 Rokiskis 3 24 Salcininkai 9 3 25 Sakiai 1 26 Siauliai 6 3 1 27 Silute 5 5 28 Ukmerge 7 2 29 Utena 10 1 6 30 Vilkaviskis 1 31 Vilnius 1 Total GMD 260 15 109 Total % 100 6 42 Category of ED state, in points 4.
Poiski mestorozhdenij dolomitov v Pakruojskom, Birzhaiskom i Rokishkskom rajonakh Litovskoj SSR i predvaritel'naya razvedka mestorozhdeniya Chedasai [Investigations of Dolomite Mines in Lithuania (Pakruojis, Birzai and Kupiskis Districts) and Preparatory Prospect of Cedasai Mine].
Within the introduced period, the inventory was produced in the districts of Birzai, Ignalina, Joniskis, Kupiskis, Pakruojas, Pasvalys, Zarasai and Alytus.
1032 "Del pranesimo teritorinei darbo birzai apie numatoma grupes darbuotoju atleidima tvarkos apraso patvirtinimo").
Savivaldybiu istatyma apskrities miesto teises gavo desimt miestu (Alytus, Birzai, Kaunas, Kedainiai, Marijampole, Panevezys, Siauliai, Telsiai, Ukmerge, Vilkaviskis).
Lapinskas (1968), however, established in the southern East Baltic the Birzai Formation to avoid the usage of the term "Jonstorp" for the predominantly red-coloured part of the Pirgu Stage between the Fjacka and Paroveja formations (Zarenai section; Fig.
The international unit of Williams, operates and owns 33 percent of the Mazeikiu Nafta oil company, which is comprised of the Mazeikiai refinery, the Butinge terminal and the Birzai pipeline system.
She emphasized that, deliberating the acquisition bid, ill-effects of the expansion on competition in five Lithuanian districts, Jonava, Varena, Kelme, Telsiai and Birzai, was taken into consideration.
On March 27, the daily Lietuvos Rytas published an interview with Petras Jukonis, who is now a judo coach in the northern Lithuanian town of Birzai.
Kaip ir daugelis viduramziu Europos miestu, taip ir Lietuvos Didziosios Kunigaikstystes (LDK) miestai (Vilnius, Trakai, Birzai, Nesvyzius, Gardinas, Naugardukas, Lyda) formavosi piliu ir gynybiniu sienu teritorijose (Minkevicius 1988).