Lithuania

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Capital: Vilnius
Population: 2,759,627
Area: 65,300 km2

Lithuania is a land of castles, lakes and forests. Its landscape consists of vast plains separated by hills and sand dunes along the Baltic coast. Lithuania, the largest Baltic state in northern Europe - most of its coast is located on the Kursk Bay, and the rest is on the open Baltic Sea.

It is interesting that near the border with Russia is the Kaliningrad region, which is a Russian enclave. Since gaining membership in the European Union in 2004, Lithuania has been on the tourist map of the world and since then it has been visited by more people than ever before.

It is mostly flat land, with many lakes and rivers, many forests and small villages. If we were to describe Lithuania in one sentence, it would look like this: Lithuania is a strange and interesting country, whose capital is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, especially thanks to its Old Town and Baroque style.

Travelers' favorite corner of Lithuania is its capital Vilnius. After the declaration of independence from the USSR, this city became a modern city. The city center itself is around the City Hall and the Royal Palace which is connected by the most popular street Pilies gatvฤ—. The Old Town of Vilnius is one of the largest surviving old medieval towns in northern Europe, with over 70 streets and almost 1,500 buildings.

The city of Kaunas, the former capital of Lithuania, is also attractive. It is a city of universities, which also means a city of young people. Its old town will easily charm you, and there are also original museums like Rumsiskes, the Devilโ€™s Museum, and Kaunas Castle. Each of the many charming Lithuanian cities offers its own version of local cuisine. Meanwhile, a visit to the Baltic Sea coast is a beautiful day to relax by the water.

The largest moving dunes on the continent, the Kursk isthmus, are an unexpected feature of this Baltic country. A day spent exploring dunes at an average height of 25 meters, on an isthmus nearly 98 kilometers long, will surely be an unforgettable experience!

Lithuania's climate is characterized by four different seasons, with weather that can be quite unstable. Given the geographical position of the country, it is characterized by a very mild climate, which is a transition between continental and oceanic climate. Summer is usually the most popular time to visit, when it is warm and generally sunny.

Enjoy city tours, natural beauties, as well as beautiful resorts - all this is available in lively Lithuania!


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