Šiauliai is located in northern Lithuania – near the geographic center of Europe and is Omaha’s third Sister City. Šiauliai is an important transit and commercial hub. The city is located on the Berlin-Kaliningrad-St. Petersburg highway.
Šiauliai is Lithuania’s fourth largest city, both in area and inhabitants, and is informally referred to as the capital of northern Lithuania. Despite its contemporary appearance, Šiauliai is also one of Lithuania’s oldest cities, first mentioned in historical documents in 1524.
The fourth largest city in Lithuania, it is considered one of the main cities of modern development. Šiauliai has a modern sports arena, an airport, usually used for military purposes, and is planning to have a well-developed industry park.
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