Lithuania is situated on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea and borders Latvia on the north, Belarus on the east and south, and Poland and the Kaliningrad region of Russia on the southwest. It is a country of gently rolling hills, many forests, rivers and streams, and lakes. Its principal natural resource is agricultural land.

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  • Visaginas (pronunciation ) is the centre of Lithuania's youngest municipality, located on the north-eastern edge of the country It was built as a town for workers engaged in the construction of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant Visaginas is the only town in Lithuania where the majority of population speaks Russian as the first language

  • Vilkaviškis (pronunciation , is a city in southwestern Lithuania It is located 25 km (16 mi) northwest from Marijampolė, on a bank of Šeimena River The city got its name from the Vilkauja River, a tributary to Šeimena

  • Utena (pronunciation ; Polish: Uciana) is a city in north-east Lithuania It is the administrative center of Utena district and Utena County Utena is one of the oldest settlements of Lithuania

  • Ukmergė, or usually, Ukmerge, (pronunciation; Polish: Wiłkomierz, Russian: Вилькомир, romanized: Vil'komir; Yiddish: ווילקאמיר, romanized: Vilkomir; Latin: Vilkomiria) is a city in Vilnius County, Lithuania, located 78 km (48 mi) northwest of Vilnius, with a population of about 20,000

  • Plunge may refer to: Plunge (American football), a play in American football Plunge (geology), the inclination of a surface or axis of an anticline to the horizontal The Plunge, a historic swim center in Richmond, California Plunge Creek, a river in Alaska Plungė, a city in Lithuania Plunge, the former name for the American rock band Cinder Road Plunge, a type of waterfall Plunge (gambling), sudden support for a horse in a race A swim center in Belmont Park (San Diego), California Plunge for distance, a former diving event Plunge (album), a 2017 album by Fever Ray

  • Palanga (pronunciation ; Samogitian: Palonga, Latvian: Palanga) is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea It is the busiest summer resort in Lithuania and has beaches of sand (18 km, 11 miles long and up to 300 metres, 1000ft wide) and sand dunes Officially Palanga has the status of a city municipality and includes Šventoji, Nemirseta, Būtingė, Palanga International Airport and other settlements, which are considered as part of the city of Palanga

  • Marijampolė (pronunciation ; also known by several other names) is a cultural and industrial city and the capital of the Marijampolė County in the south of Lithuania, bordering Poland and Russian Kaliningrad Oblast, and Lake Vištytis The population of Marijampolė is 48,700 (2003) It is the Lithuanian center of the Suvalkija region

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