Kretinga


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Kretinga

 

a city; center of Kretinga Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Situated on the Akmene River. Kretinga is a junction for rail-road lines to Siauliai, Sovetsk, and Priekule. Population, 13,000 (1970). The city has a wool-fabrics factory, a creamery, a logging and timber-distribution establishment, and a fur farm (silver-black and blue fox; mink). Kretinga has the closest railroad station to the seaside resort of Palanga, which is located 12 km from the city.

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Visual impact assessment of wind turbines and their farms on landscape of Kretinga region (Lithuania) and Grobina townscape (Latvia), Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management 23(1): 39-49.
When at the end of 2016 a group of schoolchildren from a Catholic school in the Kretinga district of western Lithuania planted some malware in their school e-diary they were bettering their marks for at least couple of months to come in an act of intrusion that most people treated at the time as little more than a joke.
(a) SP "Baltijos inzineriniai sprendimai", Laisves 3-16, LT-97147 Kretinga, Lithuania
Im Dialektgebiet des Nordschemaitischen (gesprochen in der Region Telsiai und Kretinga in Litauen) uberlebte der eiDiphthong als ei, wobei die Ostgrenze des Verbreitungsgebiets im 13.
They were led by two young archaeologists--Ona Navickaite-Kunciene from the Lithuanian Institute of History and Marija Vaitkunskaite-Banikoniene from the Kretinga local museum.
The Jesuits had been invited by Bishop Giedraitis in 1608; a few years earlier the Franciscans had settled in Kretinga (1602).
North-west Lithuania: Zemaitija National Park (involved in the programme NATURA 2000, the Europe-wide network of sites tasked with the preservation of natural heritage) in the Plunge District; the Varduva Scenic Landscape Reserve in the Mazeikiai District; and the Kretinga District in the Salantai Regional Park, which is close to Zemaitija National Park.
The most significant towns in the Akmena-Dane river basin are Klaipeda with more than 180 000 inhabitants, 5 000 of which live in the closest vicinity to the river and Kretinga with the population exceeding 20 000, 1 000 of them living in the flood risk area.
Lithuania enjoys two examples of a Japanese style parks: one located Botanical Garden of Vilnius University and started in 1999, and the other big park started in the rural area of Kretinga district in 2006.
Furthermore, it is proposed to carry the passengers of the trains 'Baltija' and 'Pajuris' from Kretinga by bus to Palanga and back to Kretinga, thus enabling the passengers commute to/from the main resort locations of Palanga.
He started his journey on May 3, flying by presidential helicopter to the western city of Kretinga, where he expressed confidence that Lithuania would successfully pass what he described as the exam of a century.