Country & Tourist Information - Lithuania
is a new and active member of the European Union (since
May 1, 2004) and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (since
March 29, 2004). Lithuania is the only Baltic country
with nearly eight hundred years of statehood tradition,
while its name was first mentioned almost one thousand
years ago, in 1009. Wedged at the dividing line of Western
and Eastern civilizations, Lithuania battled dramatically
for its independence and survival. Once in the Middle
Ages, Lithuania was the largest state in the entire Eastern
Europe, where crafts and overseas trade prospered.
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officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuva;
official —Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in
northern Europe. Situated along the south-eastern shore
of the Baltic Sea, it shares borders with Latvia to the
north, Belarus to the southeast, Poland, and the Russian
exclave of the Kaliningrad Oblast to the southwest. Lithuania
has been a member state of the European Union since 1
Lithuanian landscape has been smoothed by glaciers. The
highest areas are the moraines in the western uplands
and eastern highlands, none of which are taller than
300 metres (1,000 ft) above sea level, with the maximum
elevation being Aukštojas Hill at 294 metres (964
feet). The terrain features numerous lakes, Lake Vištytis
for example, and wetlands; a mixed forest zone covers
30% of the country. The climate lies between maritime
and continental, with wet, moderate winters and summers.
According to one geographical computation method, Lithuania's
capital, Vilnius, lies only a few kilometres south of
the geographical centre of Europe.
The Lithuanian climate is temperate. From May to September daytime
highs vary from about 14°C to 22°C (57°F to 72°F),
but between November and March it rarely gets above 4°C (39°F).
July and August, the warmest months, are also wet, with days of
persistent showers. May, June and September are more comfortable.
The most tourists come to Lithuania between June and late September.