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Where is Lithuania?

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Located in the continent of Europe, Lithuania covers 62,680 square kilometers of land and 2,620 square kilometers of water, making it the 124th largest nation in the world with a total area of 65,300 square kilometers.

Lithuania became an independent state in 1918, after gaining its sovereignty from Russia. The population of Lithuania is 3,525,761 (2012) and the nation has a density of 56 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Lithuania is the Lithuanian Litas (LTL). As well, the people of Lithuania are refered to as Lithuanian.

The dialing code for the country is 370 and the top level internet domain for Lithuanian sites is .lt.

Lithuania shares land borders with 4 countries: Belarus, Latvia, Poland, Russia.

To learn more, visit our detailed Lithuania section.

Quick facts

Population 3,525,761
Density 56.3 / km2 ( 145.7 / mi2 )
Language Lithuanian
Independence Year 1918
Capital Vilnius (Vilnius County)
Currency Lithuanian Litas
GDP 48,172,242,517 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 13,663 (2014 data)
Land Area 62,680 km2 (24,201 mi2)
Water Area 2,620 km2 (1,012 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Russia, Belarus, Latvia, Poland
Minimum Longitude 20.950
Maximum Longitude 26.870
Mininum Latitude 53.900
Maximum Latitude 56.440

What is the capital of Lithuania?

map showing the location of Lithuania
Location of Vilnius on a map.

Vilnius is the capital city of Lithuania. It has a population of 542,366, and is located on a latitue of 54.69 and longitude of 25.28.

Vilnius is also the political center of Lithuania, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Vilnius, the Capital Of Lithuania

City Vilnius
Country Lithuania
Population 542,366
Longitude 25.27980000
Latitude 54.68916000
Elevation 98 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.