Lithuania is considered a large nation due to its total area. Its total land area is 65,300 km² (about 25,212 mi²). The Lithuanian continental shelf is approximately 7,031 km² (approximately 2,715 mi²). Lithuania is in Europe. Europe is a continent whose borders date back to ancient times. European countries include the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Malta and the Vatican, among others. Lithuania has 4 neighboring countries. Its neighbors include Belarus, Latvia, Poland and Russia. Lithuania is not a landlocked country. It means it is bounded by at least one major body of water. The average altitude range of Lithuania is 110 m (361 ft).
The total length of land borders of Lithuania is 1549 kilometers (~598 miles). Lithuania shares its land borders with 4 different countries and has the same number of unique land borders with neighboring territories. If, as in the case of Lithuania, a country has the same number of distinct neighboring regions as land borders, then that country does not have non-contiguous sections of a land border. This is in contrast to several countries that have multiple non-contiguous stretches of land borders. Lithuania has 4 neighboring countries. Its neighbors include Belarus, Latvia, Poland and Russia. The lengths of land borders of Lithuania with its neighboring countries are as follows:
Belarus - 502 km (312 miles),
Latvia - 453 km (282 mi),
Poland - 91 km (57 mi),
Russia - 227 km (141 miles).
The capital of Lithuania is Vilnius. The largest city in Lithuania is Vilnius.
The average altitude range of Lithuania is 110 m (361 ft). The highest point in Lithuania is Auktojas Hill with an official height of 294 m (965 ft). The lowest point in Lithuania is Nemunas. It is -5 m (-16 ft), i.e. below sea level. The height difference between the highest (Auktojas Hill) and the lowest (Nemunas) point in Lithuania is 299 m (2 ft).
The total land area of Lithuania is 65,300 km² (about 25,212 mi²). and the total Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is 7,031 km² (~2,715 mi²). The continental shelf of Lithuania is approximately 7,031 km² (around 2,715 mi²). Including the landmass and the EEZ, the total area of Lithuania is approximately 72,331 km² (~27,927 mi²). Lithuania is considered a large nation due to its total area.
Forest and farmland
21,223 km² of Lithuania's territory is covered with forests, and forest areas make up 33% of the country's total area. There are 29,261 km² of arable land in Lithuania, which accounts for 45% of the country's total area.