P. Cvirkos Street is located in the central part of Marijampolė. It is bordered by Šaulių Street and Audėjų Street to the west and by Kauno Street to the east. The street is 0, 366 km in length.
In 1949 it was named after Petras Cvirka.
Petras Cvirka - (March 12, 1909, Klangai, Kovno Governorate – May 2, 1947, Vilnius) was a Lithuanian author of several novels, children's books, and short story collections. One of the most famous political figures of 20th century. He collaborated in the journal „Trečiasis frontas“(Third Front), joined communist party in 1941, In the years 1945-1947 he was a chairman of the board of the Union of LSSR writers. He edited the magazine "Pergalė" ( Victory).