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Geographic Situation

Lithuania is a small country located on the eastern shore of the Baltic sea. It occupies the same latitude as Scotland and Denmark. It is interesting to note that 25 km north of Vilnius lies the geometric center of Europe. Lithuania's longest north-south span is 276 km, and east-west is 373 km. With a land area of 65,200 sq km, it is slightly larger than Belgium or Switzerland.


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"LITHUANIAN ROOTS", Edited by Rytis Ambrazevicius

Copyright , 1996 Lithuanian Folk Culture Centre.