Lithuania Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Average rainfall in depth > Mm per year: Average rainfall is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Land area > Sq. km: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes."
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative slightly larger than West Virginia 2013
Area > Comparative to US places slightly larger than West Virginia 2008
Area > Land 62,680 sq km 2005 120th out of 226
Area > Land > Per capita 18.36 sq km per 1,000 people 2005 87th out of 218
Area > Total 65,300 sq km 2013 124th out of 251
Average rainfall in depth > Mm per year 656 2008 112th out of 169
Climate transitional, between maritime and continental; wet, moderate winters and summers 2013
Coastline 90 km 2014 166th out of 242
Geographic coordinates 56 00 N, 24 00 E 2013
Land area > Sq. km 62,680 sq km 2008 117th out of 199
Land area > Square miles 25,212 square miles 2013 57th out of 98
Location Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia 2013
Natural resources peat, arable land, amber 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 65,300 km² 2005 121st out of 204
Terrain lowland, many scattered small lakes, fertile soil 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site.; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; World Development Indicators database


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Lithuania Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 11 Land boundaries 4
Environment 3 Land use 3
Freshwater withdrawal 6 Surface area 3
Land area 3
  • Lithuania ranked third for land use > arable land amongst Catholic countries in 2013.
  • Lithuania ranked third last for area > total amongst Emerging markets in 2013.