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Jonava
City
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Flag of Jonava
Flag
Coat of arms of Jonava
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Jonų ir Janinų sostinė
(The capital of Jonai and Janinos)
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
County LTU Kauno apskritis flag.svg Kaunas County
Municipality Jonava district municipality
Eldership Jonava City Eldership
Capital of Jonava district municipality
Jonava town eldership
First mentioned 1740
Granted city rights 1864
Area
 • Total 13.6682 km2 (5.2773 sq mi)
Elevation
65 m (213 ft)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 26,423
 • Density 1,933.17/km2 (5,006.90/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
55xxx

Jonava is a city in Lithuania. Jonava has a population of about 26 thousand people, which makes it the ninth-largest city in Lithuania. It is in Kaunas County. The city has a fertilizer factory.

History

Jonava was established (built) in 1750. A bishop named Juozapas Kazimieras Kosakovskis ordered for a wooden church to be built here in 1776.

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