Utena Coonty (Lithuanie: Utenos Apskritis) is ane o ten coonties in Lithuanie. It is the kintra's maist spairsely populatit county. The caipital an the lairgest ceety in the coonty is Utena, which is 95 km (59 mi) frae Vilnius, the caipital o Lithuanie. On 1 Julie 2010, the coonty admeenistration wis abolished.[1] Syne that date, Utena Coonty remains as the territorial an statistical unit.

Utena Coonty

Utenos apskritis
Banner o Utena Coonty
Coat of airms o Utena Coonty
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Location o Utena Coonty
Location o Utena Coonty
Kintra Lithuanie
Admeenistrative centreUtena
 • Total7,201 km2 (2,780 sq mi)
 (11% o the aurie o Lithuanie)
 • Total172,580
 • Rank9t o 10 (5.1% o the population o Lithuanie)
 • Density24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeLT-UT


Utena is ane o the auldest dounsets in Lithuanie an is mentioned in historical chronicles as early as in 1261.


It is dividit intae sax municipalities:


The coonty haes a well-developit netwirk o roads. Main branches o economy are textile, fuid an timber processin, beer an wine production, pouer ingineerin.


Utena Coonty is the seicont maist popular tourism destination in Lithuanie (efter the seaside). Approximately 31% o territory is covered wi forests. Thare are 1002 lakes in the coonty. They are connectit bi rivers an provide guid opportunities for watter tourism. Ane o the biggest tourism attractions is Aukštaitija National Park. In addition, the coonty haes sax ither regional pairks. Thare are a nummer o unique places o interest that can be foond anerlie in Utena coonty, e.g., Asveja, the langest lake in Lithuanie an Lake Tauragnas, the deepest ane; Horse Museum, Auncient Beekeeping Museum, Ethnocosmological Museum, narrae gauge railwey, a burial moond exposition, an exhibition o stane dust picturs.


  1. "Dėl apskričių viršininkų administracijų likvidavimo". Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. Retrieved 21 August 2011.

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