Marijampolė

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political activities

on Lake Vištytis, Marijampolė district. It is situated at the Russian border (Kaliningrad oblast) and is a capital of Vištytis elderate. When Grinius was born in Selema, near Marijampolė, Lithuania was part of the Russian empire. He studied medicine at the University of Moscow and became a physician. As a young man, he became involved in Lithuanian political activities, and was persecuted by the Tsarist authorities. Geography Yotvingians lived in the area of Sudovia and Dainava (Yotvingia); south west from the upper Neman (Neman River) and their land began to be conquered by various people. The territory was between later Marijampolė, Merkinė (Lithuania), Slonim, Kobryn (Belarus), Białystok, and Ełk (Ełk, Poland) (Poland). Vytautas the Great wrote about "terra Sudorum", in a letter to King Sigismund of March 11, 1420. Today this area corresponds mostly to the Podlaskie Voivodeship of Poland, portions of Lithuania and a part of Hrodna Province (Grodno Region) of Belarus. *Dzūkija (''Dzūkija'' or ''Dainava'' (the latter name literally means "Land of songs")). Region in the southeast of Lithuania, also includes vast historically Lithuanian territories of Belarus, and some territories of Poland. Capital is Alytus, largest city is Vilnius. *Suvalkija (''Sūduva'' or ''Suvalkija''). Region in the southwest of Lithuania, the smallest ethnographic region. Capital is Marijampolė, largest city - Kaunas. *Lithuania Minor (''Mažoji Lietuva''). Region at the Baltic sea coast, also includes territories with large historical Lithuanian population of what is now Kaliningrad Oblast and a bit of northern Poland. Largest city is Klaipėda. As circumstances changed, the Local Detachment moved from cooperation to resistance. Wikipedia:Marijampolė


local television

of mass media include a local television station, a local radio station, the newspapers "Marijampolės laikraštis", "Suvalkietis", "TV savaitė", "Sugrįžimai", and magazine "Suvalkija". Culturally, Marijampolė enjoys one cinema and a municipal drama theater. thumb Soviet era abandoned sugar factory, Marijampolė, Lithuania, Sept. 2008 (File:Soviet era derelict factory, Marijampole, Lithuania, Sept. 2008 - Flickr - PhillipC.jpg) Marijampolė is a regional centre of light industry enterprises, construction, transport and trade. Education thumb Marijampolė Palace of Culture (File:Marijampole-Culture-palace.jpg) thumb Marijampolė drama theater (File:Marijampoles dramos teatras 2007.png) Marijampolė has a strong educational system with state education institutions: 9 pre-school institutions, 6 nursery schools, 1 primary school, 12 lower secondary schools, 9 secondary schools, 3 gymnasium, a youth school, an adult education center, 5 additional training establishments, 3 non-state education institutions, a music school of Christian Culture, gymnasium of Marijonai, and R.Vosylienė languages school. Marijampolė municipality Marijampolė has a City Council with 27 members. The members of the City Council represent different Lithuanian political parties. The municipality of Marijampolė is adjacent to the Vilkaviškis district municipality in the west, Kazlų Rūda municipality in the north, Kalvarija municipality in the south, and the Prienai district municipality and Alytus district municipality in the east. The town of Marijampolė and its 6 surrounding communities make up the territory of Marijampolė municipality. They are: Gudeliai, Igliauka, Liudvinavas, Marijampolė, Sasnava, and Šunskai communities. Marijampolė municipality covers Wikipedia:Marijampolė


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, portions of Lithuania and a part of Hrodna Province (Grodno Region) of Belarus. *Dzūkija (''Dzūkija'' or ''Dainava'' (the latter name literally means "Land of songs")). Region in the southeast of Lithuania, also includes vast historically Lithuanian territories of Belarus, and some territories of Poland. Capital is Alytus, largest city is Vilnius. *Suvalkija (''Sūduva'' or ''Suvalkija''). Region in the southwest of Lithuania, the smallest ethnographic region. Capital is Marijampolė, largest city - Kaunas. *Lithuania Minor (''Mažoji Lietuva''). Region at the Baltic sea coast, also includes territories with large historical Lithuanian population of what is now Kaliningrad Oblast and a bit of northern Poland. Largest city is Klaipėda. As circumstances changed, the Local Detachment moved from cooperation to resistance. Wikipedia:Marijampolė


large sculptures

;ndash; Vilnius, 9 March 1965) was a Lithuanian writer and poet. After the Soviet occupation of Lithuania, his student Antanas Sniečkus propagated Mickevičius' personality cult. In his honor the city of Marijampolė was renamed ''Kapsukas'' (1956–1989) and Vilnius University (1955–1990) bore his name. Two large sculptures of Mickevičius were erected in Vilnius: one in front of the Vilnius Town Hall (1962) and another, depicting Mickevičius


fine arts

joined the Medical Faculty of the Jagiellonian University and, simultaneously, Faculty of painting at the Academy of Fine Arts (Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts). Transportation Birštonas is accessed by national status roads from Kaunas, Vilnius, and Marijampolė. It is served by Kaunas International Airport (Kaunas Airport), the second largest airport in Lithuania, located in Karmėlava site. birth_date Wikipedia:Marijampolė


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index.php?cid 45&new_id 1684 The old name was restored after Lithuania regained her independence. The Anshe Sholom B'nai Israel synagogue in Chicago, Illinois was founded by immigrants from Marijampolė. Other Jewish migrants from Marijampolė settled in Manchester, England. thumb 220px Marijampolė city municipality (File:Marijampolė.JPG) thumb Marijampolė park of "Poetry" (File:Parkas Marijampolėje 3.JPG) File:Marijampolė holocaust memorial.JPG


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, portions of Lithuania and a part of Hrodna Province (Grodno Region) of Belarus. *Dzūkija (''Dzūkija'' or ''Dainava'' (the latter name literally means "Land of songs")). Region in the southeast of Lithuania, also includes vast historically Lithuanian territories of Belarus, and some territories of Poland. Capital is Alytus, largest city is Vilnius. *Suvalkija (''Sūduva'' or ''Suvalkija''). Region in the southwest of Lithuania, the smallest ethnographic region. Capital is Marijampolė, largest city - Kaunas. *Lithuania Minor (''Mažoji Lietuva''). Region at the Baltic sea coast, also includes territories with large historical Lithuanian population of what is now Kaliningrad Oblast and a bit of northern Poland. Largest city is Klaipėda. As circumstances changed, the Local Detachment moved from cooperation to resistance. Wikipedia:Marijampolė


military service

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football matches

article.php?id 17584931 title Savaitgalį - naujojo stadiono Marijampolėje atidarymas first Juozas last Raškauskas publisher Miesto laikraštis and delfi.lt date 2008-07-01 accessdate 2009-06-28 It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches and is the home stadium of FK Sūduva. Its original capacity increase from 4,500 to 6,250 spectators after additional seats were installed in May–June 2009 before a match between Lithuania national team (Lithuania national football team) and Romania (Romania national football team). Beginning from the 2011 season the stadium was named Arvi arena after the sponsoring rights were bought by ARVI Enterprises Group. Wikipedia:Marijampolė


light industry

is a regional centre of light industry enterprises, construction, transport and trade. Education thumb Marijampolė Palace of Culture (File:Marijampole-Culture-palace.jpg) thumb Marijampolė drama theater (File:Marijampoles dramos teatras 2007.png) Marijampolė has a strong educational system with state education institutions: 9 pre-school institutions, 6 nursery schools, 1 primary school, 12 lower secondary schools, 9 secondary schools, 3 gymnasium, a youth school, an adult education center, 5

Marijampolė

'''Marijampolė''' ( ; also known by several other names (Marijampolė#Names)) is an industrial city and the capital (Capital (political)) of the Marijampolė County in the south of Lithuania, bordering Poland and Russian Kaliningrad oblast, and Lake Vištytis. The population of Marijampolė is 48,700 (2003). It is the Lithuanian center of the Suvalkija region.

Marijampolė is the seventh largest city in Lithuania, and has been its regional center since 1994. The city covers an area equal to . The Šešupė River divides the city into two parts which are connected by six bridges.

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