Kaunas
or Russian Kovno geographical name city central Lithuania on the Neman; a former (1918-40) capital of Lithuania population 433,600

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  • KAUNAS — (Pol. Kowno; Rus. Kovno; Ger. under Nazi occupation, Kauen), city in Lithuania situated at the confluence of the rivers Viliya and Neman. Formerly in Poland Lithuania, it passed to Russia in 1795, was occupied by Germany in World War I (1915–18) …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kaunas — (en polaco: Kowno, en ruso Каунас, antiguamente Ковно), es la segunda ciudad más grande de Lituania con 400.000 habitantes. Kaunas es famosa por su casco histórico. La ciudad está situada en la importante autopista Vía Báltica (E 67) Varsovia… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kaunas — (Каунас,Литва) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Laisves Al. 79, LT 44297 Каунас, Ли …   Каталог отелей

  • Kaunas — ou Kovno v. de Lituanie, sur le Niémen; 405 000 hab. Industr. diverses. Anc. cap. de la Lituanie …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kaunas — Kaũnas dkt. XIV amžiuje pastatyta pirmoji Kaũno pili̇̀s …   Bendrinės lietuvių kalbos žodyno antraštynas

  • Kaunas — [kou′näs΄] city in SC Lithuania, on the Neman River: pop. 415,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Kaunas — Infobox Settlement name = Kaunas nickname = Laikinoji sostinė settlement type = City municipality map caption = Location of Kaunas image shield = Kaunas city COA.png image caption = Kaunas City Hall subdivision type = Country subdivision name =… …   Wikipedia

  • Kaunas — /kow nahs/, n. a city in S central Lithuania. 370,000. Russian, Kovno. * * * Russian Kovno City (pop., 2001: 378,943), southern Lithuania. Founded as a fortress in 1030, it passed to Russia in 1795 after the third partition of Poland. It was the… …   Universalium

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