|klaipėda is the third largest city in modern Lithuania after the capital Vilnius and Kaunas. Located in its Western part, where the Baltic sea enters the Curonian lagoon. The administrative centre of klaipėda district. Klaipeda is divided into two parts by the river Dan - the left Bank the Old town and the right Bank of the modern city centre. Population: 183 thousand people, 74% of Lithuanians, 20% Russians.
Telephone code: 370 46. Postcode: 91001, 92001, 91007, 93001, 92011, 92015, 94001, 93007, 92007, 95001, 94007, 95006.
Modern Klaipeda is a popular resort. Tourists are always attracted to the city of the sea and beach vacation. In the summer, in late July - early August the city hosts the popular Festival of the sea.
the City was founded in 1252 year as a fortress and was called Memel in German the name of the river Neman. Near the German castle was the village called "Klaipeda". The name of Klaipeda city was in the 1924 year.