Paberžė

Paberžė (Lithuanian for near the birch (forest)) is a village in Vilnius District Municipality, Lithuania.wikipedia
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Vilnius District Municipality

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Paberžė (Lithuanian for near the birch (forest)) is a village in Vilnius District Municipality, Lithuania.

Lithuanian language

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Paberžė (Lithuanian for near the birch (forest)) is a village in Vilnius District Municipality, Lithuania.

Lithuania

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Paberžė (Lithuanian for near the birch (forest)) is a village in Vilnius District Municipality, Lithuania. Before World War I, the village was famous for its rodeo with bulls (the only such place in Lithuania).

Sigismund I the Old

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In 1517, Grand Duke Sigismund I the Old granted the privilege of establishing a tavern in Paberžė, profit of this establishment was used to support the local church.

Tavern

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In 1517, Grand Duke Sigismund I the Old granted the privilege of establishing a tavern in Paberžė, profit of this establishment was used to support the local church.

Birch

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In the 16th century, the village was known as Beržai (Lithuanian for birch trees).

Grand Duchy of Lithuania

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In 1613, the village was marked on a famous map of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania — Magni Ducatus Lithuaniae, et Regionum Adiacentium exacta Descriptio printed in Amsterdam and financed by the Lithuanian magnate Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł.

Amsterdam

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In 1613, the village was marked on a famous map of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania — Magni Ducatus Lithuaniae, et Regionum Adiacentium exacta Descriptio printed in Amsterdam and financed by the Lithuanian magnate Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł.

Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł

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In 1613, the village was marked on a famous map of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania — Magni Ducatus Lithuaniae, et Regionum Adiacentium exacta Descriptio printed in Amsterdam and financed by the Lithuanian magnate Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł.

January Uprising

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In 1866, after the January Uprising, it was transferred to the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Eastern Orthodox Church

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In 1866, after the January Uprising, it was transferred to the Eastern Orthodox Church. Religious composition is as diverse: Catholics, Old Believers and Eastern Orthodox.

World War I

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Before World War I, the village was famous for its rodeo with bulls (the only such place in Lithuania).

Rodeo

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Before World War I, the village was famous for its rodeo with bulls (the only such place in Lithuania).

Spanish-style bullfighting

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Before World War I, the village was famous for its rodeo with bulls (the only such place in Lithuania).

Interwar period

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During the interwar period, Neo-Gothic church with well visible modernist features was built (finished in 1932).

Gothic Revival architecture

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During the interwar period, Neo-Gothic church with well visible modernist features was built (finished in 1932).

Modernism

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During the interwar period, Neo-Gothic church with well visible modernist features was built (finished in 1932).

Coat of arms

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In 2013, coat of arms of Paberžė were created with the birch tree leaves depicted.

Lithuanians

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The ethnographic composition of the eldership is very diverse: Lithuanians – 20,4%, Poles – 60,6%, Russians – 13,2% and others – 5,8%.

Poles in Lithuania

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The ethnographic composition of the eldership is very diverse: Lithuanians – 20,4%, Poles – 60,6%, Russians – 13,2% and others – 5,8%.

Russians in Lithuania

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The ethnographic composition of the eldership is very diverse: Lithuanians – 20,4%, Poles – 60,6%, Russians – 13,2% and others – 5,8%.

Catholic Church

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Religious composition is as diverse: Catholics, Old Believers and Eastern Orthodox.

Old Believers

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Religious composition is as diverse: Catholics, Old Believers and Eastern Orthodox.