Plungė district municipality is one of 60 municipalities in Lithuania.
Tourism and pilgrimage
Major tourist attraction is Lake Plateliai
and near by town Plateliai
. All year round and especially in summer, this municipality attracts many pilgrims from all over the world to its annual Christian celebrations in Žemaičių Kalvarija
Plungė district municipality council is the governing body of the Plungė district municipality. it is responsible for municipality laws. The council is composed of 25 member elected for four-year terms.
The council is the member of The Association of Local Authorities in Lithuania.
There are 11 elderships in Plungė district municipality: