LITHUANIAN

Geographic position:

Most Northerly point

Lat N. 56o 27 '

Most Southerly point

Lat N 53o 54 '

Most Westerly point

Long E. 20o 56 '

Most Easterly point

Long E. 26o 51 '


Frontiers, km

Total

without territorial sea — 1732
with territorial sea 1761

Land 1

including Kursiu Lagoon — 1642
with Russian Federation (Kaliningrad reg.) 273
of which Kursiu Lagoon 18
with the Republic of Belarus 677
with the Republic of Latvia 576
with the Republic of Poland 104

Coast line

Length of the Baltic Sea shore 90
Length of the Lithuanian-Latvian territorial sea limit 222
Length of the Lithuanian-Russian territorial sea limit 222
Length of the Lithuanian territorial sea outer limit 75


1 Information on land border isn’t final because the demarcation of the State Border isn’t completed yet.
2 22 km=12 nautical miles


Absolute altitude of highest hills, m:

Juozapine

— 293.6

Kruopine

— 293.4

Nevaisiai

— 288.9

Budakalnis (Azusilis)

— 284.8

Pavistytis

— 282.4

Gedanonys

— 257.4

Ziezdriai (Piliakalnis)

— 247.0

Medvegalis

— 234.6

Satrija

— 228.7

Girgzdute

— 228.0


Major rivers (in kilometres)

Total length

Length in the country

Nemunas

937

475

Neris

510

234

Venta

346

161

Sesupe

298

209

Musa (Lielupe)

284

146

Sventoji

246

246

Nevezis

209

209

Merkys

203

190

Minija

202

202


Major lakes
1

Area, ha

Depth, m

Druksiai

4479.0

33.3

Dysnai

2439.4

6.0

Dusia

2334.2

31.7

Sartai

1331.6

22.0

Luodis

1320.0

16.5

Metelys

1292.0

15.0

Plateliø (lake)

1209.6

46.6

Avilys

1209.0

13.5

Rekyvos(lake)

1150.9

7.0

Alausas

1054.0

42.0


There are 2830 lakes larger than 0.5 ha in Lithuania. Total area - 880 km2.
1 Lake Vistytis could be the 4th but very small part of it is situated on the territory of the Republic of Lithuania.


Information from: Department of Statistics to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania

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