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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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Lux Express recently launched a bus link between Riga and Daugavpils through the Lithuanian city Birzai, thereby cutting travelling time by 30 minutes compared with local Latvian operators.
According to the historical sources, two of the earliest ponds for common carp breeding were dug out in 1615 in Birzai estate (northern Lithuania) by Krzysztof Radziwill II.
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In the area of Samogitia is marked Varniai (Midnick), Birzai (Birz), Raseiniai (Rosennie) and several rivers.
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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.
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