Vilnius Travel Guide

Geography

Vilnius is situated in southeastern Lithuania at the confluence of the Vilnia and Neris Rivers. Lying close to Vilnius is a site some claim to be the Geographical Centre of Europe. This location is the only one listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the geographical centre of Europe.

Vilnius lies from the Baltic Sea and Klaipėda, the chief Lithuanian seaport. Vilnius is connected by highways to other major Lithuanian cities, such as Kaunas ( away), Šiauliai ( away) and Panevėžys ( away). The city's off-centre location can be attributed to the changing shape of the nation's borders through the centuries; Vilnius was once not only culturally but also geographically at the centre of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

The current area of Vilnius is . Buildings occupy 29.1% of the city; green spaces occupy 68.8%; and waters occupy 2.1%.


source: Wikipedia

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  • Holiday Inn Vilnius

    Located in Vilnius, Holiday Inn Vilnius is a premium hotel conveniently situated in close proximity to Cocktail'ine, Zaliasis Tiltas and Einkaufszentrum "Europa". Additio...

  • Novotel Vilnius Centre

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