Area: 65200 sq. km. Coastal line: 99 km. Lithuania is a country of plains and lakes. The highest point, the Juozapines Hill, raises 294 m above sea-level. The climate is maritime-continental. The country has 5 national parks: Aukstaitija, Zemaitija, Dzukija, Trakai Historical and Curonian Spit.
Cathedral Square Vilnius - Lithuanian capital and largest city in the country. Its name was first mentioned in 1323 in the letters of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas inviting craftsmen, merchants and monks from Western Europe to come and stay here. Kaunas Old Town Kaunas is the second largest city and the former Lithuanian temporary capital. Klaipeda Old Town sculpture. It is the third largest city in Lithuanian. Popular seaside resorts found close to Klaipėda are Nida to the south on the Curonian Spit, and Palanga to the north.
The sea Baltic Sea. Location Europe Coordinates 59°30′N 23°00′E / 59.5°N 23°E / 59.5; 23Coordinates: 59°30′N 23°00′E / 59.5°N 23°E / 59.5; 23 Max length 1,600 km (990 mi) Max width 193 km (120 mi) Surface area 377,000 km2 (146,000 sq mi) Average depth 55 m (180 ft) Water volume 20,000 km3 (4,800 cu mi) Baltic Sea is the most visited resort in Lithuania
Forests in Lithuania cover approximately 32% of Lithuania ′s territory Of these, about 50% are publicly-owned, and 31% are privately-owned; the remainder is reserved for possible future privatization. The Dainava Forest is the largest forest in Lithuania . Located in Dz u kija region in southern Lithuania, it covers the total area of 1,450 km2 (560 sq mi) of which 1,145 km2 (442 sq mi) is covered by trees. A of the forest is protected by the Dz u kija National Park .
There are about 6,000 lakes in Lithuania , covering 950 km² , or 1.5% of the territory of Lithuania Elektrėnai Reservoir located south of the city of Elektr e nai , Lithuania , is the third-biggest artificial lake in Lithuania. It was created in 1961 by damming the Str e va River .
Nemunas is the largest Lithuanian river, called the Father of Rivers. Its majesty and beauty attracts everybody glanced at. People are able to feel the river power while wathing its waves from a distance or taking a memorable voyage down the Nemunas waters.