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  Vilnius travel guide
Vilnius was first mentioned as the capital of Lithuania in 1323, in the letters of the Grand Duke Gediminas to the Roman Pope.
Vilnius became one of the largest trade, industrial and cultural centres of Europe in the 16th century.
The houses, squares and churches of Vilnius sustain the spirit of a once-powerful state and its rulers.
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  AllRefer.com - Vilnius (CIS And Baltic Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Vilnius was officially founded in 1323 when the Lithuanian prince Gediminas made it his capital and built his castle there.
Vilnius was occupied by the Germans in World War II and was heavily damaged.
Vilnius is also the seat of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (founded 1941).
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  Vilnius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the capital of the Vilnius city municipality and of the Vilnius district municipality.
Vilnius lies 312 km from the Baltic Sea and Klaipėda, the chief Lithuanian seaport.
Vilnius is the major economic centre of Lithuania and one of the largest financial centres of the Baltic states.
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 VILNIUS: History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vilnius is not only the largest town of Lithuania but it is the capital of the republic too.
The name of Vilnius was mentioned in the written chronicles for the first time in Gediminas' letter to the towns of Western Europe in 1323.
Before moving the capital from Trakai to Vilnius a wooden castle stood on that hill and quite a big settlement was situated at the foot of it.
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 Vilnius - Vikipedija
Vilnius – miestas Europos šiaurės rytuose, Lietuvos sostinė, Vilniaus apskrities, rajono ir miesto savivaldybės centras.
Vilnius vystėsi kaip Rusijos gubernijos sostinė, tačiau turėjo ir regioninę reikšmę.
Vilnius dėl savo unikalaus kraštovaizdžio ir architektūros laikomas viena gražiausių Europos sostinių.
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 Vilnius. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Vilnius was officially founded in 1323 when the Lithuanian prince Gediminas made it his capital and built his castle there.
Vilnius was occupied by the Germans in World War II and was heavily damaged.
Vilnius is also the seat of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (founded 1941).
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 Vilnius   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vilnius is an important railroad junction and an industrial and commercial center.
Vilnius is noted as a cultural center and is the site of many monuments.
Vilnius became the capital of the newly independent Lithuania in 1991.
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 VILNIUS
Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania and one of the country's oldest cities.
In 1795 Vilnius became the center of a new gubernia consisting of the lands annexed to the Russian Empire.
In 1940, Vilnius became the capital of Soviet Lithuania, which meant it was an administrative center of occupied Lithuania.
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 LITHAUEN information - Praktiske informationer om rejser til og i Litauen og Vilnius
Vilnius dækker et areal på 392 km2 hvoraf bygninger udgør ca 20 % af dette areal mens 43,9 % af byen er dækket af grønne områder og 2,1 % er dækker at vand.
Vilnius gamle by er en af de største koncentrationer af middelalderbygninger i østeuropa, den gamle by dækker ca 360 ha.
Vilnius gamle bydel blev indskrevet på Unescos kulturarvsliste i 1994.
www.vilnius.dk   (249 words)

  
 Vilnius City Municipality
The capital of the Republic of Lithuania is VILNIUS.
Naturally, it is the largest city in the country: according to the data of 2001 the population of Vilnius is 542.287.
Vilnius is also the largest administrative centre in Lithuania with all major political, economic, social and cultural centres.
www.vilnius.lt /new/en/gidas.php   (252 words)

  
 Vilnius City
Vilnius was the crossroads of important internal and international merchant routes which led from the Baltic to the Black Sea and from Western Europe to the Middle East.
The prosperity of Vilnius city is symbolized by a legend about a dream of the grand Duke Gediminas, in which he saw a roaring iron wolf on one of the numerous Vilnius hills, the roar of which was like the roar of a hundred wolves.
Vilnius is the gateway to Lithuania and the Baltic States, being situated in an advantageous geographical location in Europe.
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 Vilnius - IBWiki
Vilnius is the capital city of Lithuania and as well its Vilnija province.
Vilnius became the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in late medieval.
The expansion of the city slowed down in the middle 20th century as it became popular to live in the suburbs rather than the city center, although several new districts of housing projects were built in the latter part of 20th century, mostly accomodating the Slavic immigrants to the city.
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 Lithuania : Geography : Vilnius
The Vilnius coat of arms is St. Christopher (Kristupas) wading in the water and carrying the Infant Jesus on his shoulders.
Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania and one of the country's oldest cities.
In 1795 Vilnius became the center of a new gubernia consisting of the lands annexed to the Russian Empire.
www1.omnitel.net /ramunas/Lietuva/lt_geography_vilnius.shtml   (695 words)

  
 Vilnius travel guide - Wikitravel
Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania with population of over 500,000.
Vilnius International Airport is the largest airport in Lithuania (beautifully small in other words).
Vilnius is a safe place but like anywhere you have to use common sense.
wikitravel.org /en/Vilnius   (1700 words)

  
 Welcome – Vilnius University
Welcome to Vilnius University – the oldest and largest Lithuanian higher education institution.
Since its establishment in the 16th century, Vilnius University, as integral part of European science and culture has embodied the concept of a classical university and the unity of studies and research.
Vilnius University is an active participant in international scientific and academic activities and boasts many prominent scientists, professors and graduates.
www.vu.lt /english   (126 words)

  
 Pictures of Vilnius, Lithuania | Free Vilnius photos
Vilnius or in Polish: Wilno, and in German: Vilna is a beautiful old city, the capital of the Republic of Lithuania which declared in 1990 its independence from the Soviet Union.
Vilnius being a relatively small city (ca 540 000 inhabitants), with its new districts built far away from the Old Town, is very pleasant to visit.
Vilnius is full of small places of the unique beauty, giving the photographer the feeling of moving back in time.
www.world-city-photos.org /Vilnius   (781 words)

  
 STG:Vilnius   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vilnius is one of Europe's smallest and least-known capital cities.
The advantage of Vilnius is that it's a small enough city anyway, and pretty much everything that you're going to want to see is close to the city centre, so for most of the time walking around will present no problems.
Vilnius was once a great centre of Jewish learning, there having been a Jewish presence in the city almost since its founding.
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 Vilniaus Dailes Akademija - Vilnius   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rapidly developing Vilnius was open for foreigners coming both from the east and the west.
It is situated 300 km east of the Baltic seashore at the confluence of the Neris and the Vilnelė rivers surrounded by beautiful forested hills.
It is believed that the name of Vilnius originated from the river at which it is situated, i.e.
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 Vilnius on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the third partition of Poland (1795), Vilnius passed to Russia, where it became a provincial capital (1801-1815).
There are numerous academic institutions, including the city's university, founded by Stephen Báthory as a Jesuit academy in 1579 and one of Europe's oldest universities, and the post-cold war European Humanitarian Univ. Vilnius is also the seat of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (founded 1941).
Baroque and roll; Lithuania is joining the EU - and its capital Vilnius is ready for the city-break crowd.
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 Vilnius County
The Vilnius region was established in 1566 and continued to exist until the administrative reform of 1950 though the boundaries and jurisdiction of the region were constantly changing.
Tourism in the Vilnius region is administered by a separate institution, the Vilnius County Tourism Board.
The most prominent cultural monuments in the Vilnius region are the old towns of Vilnius and Trakai, the remains of Medininkai castle, churches in Rykantai and Siesikai, palaces in Siesikai and Taujenai, and homesteads in Cirkliskis, Jasiunai, Lentvaris and Traku Voke.
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 Vilnius Activities ~ For Corporate Events, Stag Weekends, Hen Nights
Situated around 200 miles from the Lithuanian coast, Vilnius is a hidden gem among the Baltic capitals.
The Old Town in Vilnius is the centre of the city’s night scene, featuring a smorgasbord of restaurants, bar, pubs and clubs.
If you’re after something a little more unique, Vilnius comes up trumps too: Participate in a full-on military action day; organise for the Stag to be kidnapped; take a leap with a daring bungee jump or participate in a tandem parachute drop.
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 LithuanianHotels.com :: Hotels directory for Vilnius, Lithuania   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The hotel resides in Vilnius, at Kaminkelio St. 15, not far from the airport (2,5 km), the railway station (2 km), the Old Town (2,5 km) and the city centre (3,5 km).
Located in the old town of Vilnius, the hotel ARTIS is situated in the renewed 19th century building.
The International Airport of Vilnius and the railway and bus stations are within the distances of 7 km and 3.5 km respectively from the hotel ARTIS.
www.lithuanianhotels.com /cities/Vilnius   (503 words)

  
 Apartments Vilnius Lithuania short-term. AvenueApartments
Vilnius (Russian Vilna; Polish Wilno), capital and largest city of Lithuania, on the Neris (Viliya) River, in the southeastern part of the country.
Vilnius is an important railroad junction and an industrial and commercial center.
Vilnius is noted as a cultural center and is the site of many monuments.
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 The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Vilnius
Vilnius' Jewish population today is 5,000, a mere five percent of what it once was.
In the 19th century, Vilnius was the center of the Jewish Labor Movement led by the Bund, or socialist party, which strove to secure equal civil and political rights, including better than squalid living conditions.
The first synagogue in Vilnius is said to date to 1440, and came to be known simply as The Old Synagogue.
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 Vilnius University: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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The partitions of poland (polish rozbiór or rozbiory polski) happened in the 18th century and ended the existence of a sovereign state of polish-lithuanian...
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 From Baltic To The Black Sea - VILNIUS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Back in Vilnius, I began my exploration of the old city - Vilnius was founded as the capital of the powerful Lithuanian Grand Dukes and was also an important spiritual centre of the Lithuanian, Polish and Belorussian peoples.
The relics were so important that they were removed to Moscow in 1915 before the Germans attacked Vilnius, and returned in 1946 with the Soviet takeover.
There are numerous Chinese restaurants in Vilnius and based on the usual theories of competitive economics, they should be of reasonable standards — or so I thought.
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