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Title: Ežerėlis  
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Subject: Kaunas County, Kaunas District Municipality, Cities in Lithuania, Municipalities of Kaunas County, Towns in Kaunas County
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Coat of arms of Ežerėlis
Coat of arms
Ežerėlis is located in Lithuania
Location of Ežerėlis
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Suvalkija
County Kaunas County
Municipality Kaunas district municipality
Eldership Ežerėlis eldership
Capital of Ežerėlis eldership
First mentioned 1915
Granted city rights 1956
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,066
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ežerėlis (   ; literally: little lake) is a city in Kaunas County, Lithuania. It is located 25 km (16 mi) west of Kaunas. It is a fairly new settlement as it started developing only in 1918 when a peat digging enterprise was established in the Ežerėlis Bog.[1] According to the census of 1923, it had 132 residents. In 1959 the town reached the population of 2,200 and remained fairly stable since then.[1]


  1. ^ a b (Lithuanian) Jonas Zinkus, et al., ed. (1985–1988). "Ežerėlis". Tarybų Lietuvos enciklopedija I. Vilnius, Lithuania: Vyriausioji enciklopedijų redakcija. p. 527.  
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