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  • Kaunas is the second largest city in Lithuania.

  • Kaunas was the provinsional capital from 1920-1939, when Lithuania lost Vilnius following armed conflict with Poland.

  • Kaunas Coat of Arms

  • The oldest part of Kaunas city is the Old Town located to the east of the confluence of the Nemunas and Neris rivers.

  • Since Kaunas is located at the confluence of two rivers, there are 34 bridges and viaducts built in the city.

  • The city is located at the centre of Lithuania , making it centre of Lithuanian economic, academic, and cultural life.

  • Kaunas International Airport (KUN) is one of the biggest airports in the Baltic states.

  • Via Baltica is a highway running from Prague in the Czech Republic to Helsinki in Finland by way of Poland, Kaunas Lithuania, Riga Latvia and Tallinn Estonia

  • Kaunas is an important railway hub in Lithuania. First railway connection passing through Kaunas was opened in 1962.

  • Kaunas is often referred to as a city of students.

    Kaunas University of Medicine

  • Central Kaunas is defined by two pedestrian streets: the 2-km-long Liberty Avenue and Vilnius Street

  • Kaunas Town Hall

  • Kaunas is often called a city of museums, because of the abundance and variety of them.Vytautas the Great War Museum

  • Kaunas Jazz Festival 2010

  • is the cradle of Lithuanian basketballKAUNAS

  • Kaunas Basketball Club algiris

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