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Klaipėda and Convention
* 1924The Klaipėda Convention is signed formally incorporating Klaipėda Region ( Memel Territory ) into Lithuania.

Klaipėda and was
Lithuania's major warm-water port of Klaipėda lies at the narrow mouth of Curonian Lagoon, a shallow lagoon extending south to Kaliningrad and separated from the Baltic sea by Curonian Spit, where Kuršių Nerija National Park was established for its remarkable sand dunes.
The port city of Memel ( now Klaipėda ) and the surrounding area, with a predominantly German population, was under provisional Allied control according to Article 99 of the Treaty of Versailles.
Lithuania was given the province of Samogitia, with the port of Palanga, but the city of Klaipėda was left to the Order.
Following Nazi Germany's defeat in World War II in 1945, war-torn East Prussia was divided at Joseph Stalin's insistence between the Soviet Union ( the Kaliningrad Oblast in the Russian SFSR and the constituent counties of the Klaipėda Region in the Lithuanian SSR ) and the People's Republic of Poland ( the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship ).
The Klaipėda Territory, a League of Nations mandate since 1920, was occupied by Lithuanian troops in 1923 and was annexed without giving the inhabitants a choice by the ballot.
Kaller was also appointed apostolic visitator to the then 8, 000 Catholic faithful in Memelland, a Lithuanian-annexed formerly East Prussian area, whose then four Catholic parishes had been seceded from Ermland diocese and subsequently formed part of the Territorial Prelature of Memel ( Klaipėda ); ; ; ) existing between 1926 and 1991.
It was basically a modification of " Hymans ' plan ", with the difference that the Klaipėda Region ( the area in East Prussia north of the Neman River ) was to be incorporated into Lithuania in exchange for granting certain level of internal autonomy to the Central Lithuania.
A western subdialect once existed in the Klaipėda region, but it became extinct after World War II after its inhabitants fled the region, as a result of being expelled or persecuted by the Soviet authorities ( since the 16th or even 15th century the Samogitians of the Klaipėda region called themselves " Lietuvininkai ", and since the end of 19th century they called themselves " Prūsai "; after World War II the territory of the western subdialect was resettled mainly by northern and southern Samogitians, and by other Lithuanians also ).
After the Klaipėda Revolt of January 1923, in the Memelland, which had been separated from Germany, he was made commissioner there on February 20, but due to disagreements with Prime Minister Ernestas Galvanauskas, he resigned from his post.
Under border changes promulgated at the Potsdam Conference in 1945, the former German Memelland, with its Baltic port Memel ( Lithuanian: Klaipėda ), was again transferred to Lithuania, or as it was after 1945 the Lithuanian SSR.
Before Klaipėda was attached to Lithuania, the city was second after Kaunas by population size.
In 1932 a railroad to Klaipėda was built and it connected the city to the Western markets.
In 1923 Šiauliai population was in third place in Kaunas and Klaipėda.
* 1939 The Institute of trade was moved from Klaipėda, it was the first Higher Education school in Šiauliai
However, the eastern parts of Lithuania, including the Vilnius region, were annexed by Poland, while the Klaipėda Region was taken over by Nazi Germany in 1939.
* The northeastern part of East Prussia, named Memel Territory, which was placed under the control of France ( and was later annexed by Lithuania, as the Klaipėda Region ),

Klaipėda and by
* The Lithuanian city of Klaipėda ( Memel ) is founded by the Teutonic Knights.
* Klaipėda ( Memel, Lithuania, served by DFDS Lisco ),
** Memel Territory ( Memelland ), the area separated from Germany by the Treaty of Versailles, later called Klaipėda Region
In 1931, he tied for 2nd-5th at the first Baltic Championship in Klaipėda, which was won by Isakas Vistaneckis.
The Klaipėda Region () or Memel Territory () was defined by the Treaty of Versailles in 1920 when it was put under the administration of the Council of Ambassadors.
The original Scalovian and Curonian territory was conquered around 1252 by the Teutonic Knights, who constructed Memelburg (" Memel Castle ") and the city of Memel ( now usually known by its Lithuanian name Klaipėda ).
The then predominantly ethnic German ( other ethnic groups, Prussian Lithuanians and Memellanders constituted the other ethnic groups ) Memel Territory, situated between the river and the town of that name, was occupied by Lithuania in the " Klaipėda Revolt " of 1923.
With the exception of the Klaipėda Region, which became a mandated territory of the League of Nations in 1920 by the Treaty of Versailles and was annexed to Lithuania from 1923 to 1939, the area was part of Prussia until 1945.
Giving the Prussian Lithuanian name first and followed by the German name, the major cities in former Lithuania Minor were Klaipėda ( Memel ) and Tilžė ( Tilsit ).

Klaipėda and League
After Lithuanians seized the Klaipėda Region in January 1923, the League saw recognition of Lithuanian interest in Klaipėda as adequate compensation for the loss of Vilnius.

Klaipėda and Council
When Germany had to cede the Klaipėda Region ( Memelland ) north of the Neman River to the Council of Ambassadors according to the 1919 Treaty of Versailles, Ragnit became a border town.

Klaipėda and on
As a result of Ribbentrop's ultimatum on 23 March, the Lithuanians agreed to return Memel ( modern Klaipėda, Lithuania ) to Germany.
After Lithuania took over the Klaipėda Region, the Allied Conference set the frontier between Lithuania and Poland, leaving Vilnius within Poland, on 14 March 1923.
The Curonian Spit stretches from the Sambian Peninsula on the south to its northern tip next to a narrow strait, across which is the port city of Klaipėda on the mainland of Lithuania.
Car ferries provide a transportation link between Smiltynė, located on the spit, and the port town of Klaipėda.
In 1997 the band finally decided to disband and performed 3 huge gigs in Lithuanian cities of Klaipėda, Kaunas, and Vilnius, with an attendance of 60, 000 in the final performance on 17 May in Vingis Park of Vilnius.
Across the 0. 5 km wide strait, on the Lithuanian mainland, is the port city of Klaipėda.
It is located in the historic Prussia region, east of the town of Sovetsk, on the steep southern bank of the Neman River, where it currently forms the border with the Klaipėda Region in Lithuania.
Juodkrantė is on inland waterway from Nida to Klaipėda.
His first film, in 1938, was a silent movie on birdlife in East Prussia and the Klaipėda Region.
port of Klaipėda during a storm, and spilled 16, 000 tons of fuel oil in the Baltic Sea, much of which then washed on to the beaches of what was then a Soviet Union port.

Klaipėda and 14
In the Lithuanian capital Vilnius Russians make up 14, 43 % of the population, in Lithuania's third largest city Klaipėda 28 %.

Klaipėda and March
The evacuation of East Prussia refers to the evacuation of the German civilian population and military personnel in East Prussia and the Klaipėda region between 20 January, and March 1945, as part of the evacuation of German civilians towards the end of World War II.
Ringaudas Bronislovas Songaila ( born March 20, 1929 in Klaipėda ) was an official of the Lithuanian SSR nomenclatura.

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