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Vilnius - Lithuania heart

Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania. This town is known as the largest and the finest town in the country. MORE

Place of interest

Vilnius is really important historical, cultural and academic hub of Eastern Europe. MORE

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Vilnius is situated in South East Lithuania (54°41" north latitude and 25°17" east longitude) beside confluence of Vilnia and Neris rivers. Geographical center of Europe is located in 20 kilometers distance from Vilnius center. The territory of city is 402 square kilometers.

Vilnius sometimes is called a city on the seven hills because it is situated among the hills. Vilnius has picturesque landscape, hilly relieves, graceful bends of rivers, green parks and squares. Parks, water and rivers cover more than 46% territory of Vilnius and as a result citizens choose these places for spending their free time. The most picturesque places can be reached by public transport, bicycles or other transport.

The longest distance is from Vilnius to Baltic Sea – 312 km. This distance lasts from Vilnius to Lithuania‘s seaport Klaipeda. Other towns of Lithuania are in a shorter distance from Vilnius.

Distances between Vilnius and other towns of Lithuania (km):

Alytus105 Anykščiai114 Druskininkai132 Ignalina119 Kaunas103
Klaipėda312 Marijampolė130 Mažeikiai308 Molėtai68 Palanga333
Šiauliai 226 Trakai 27 Utena100 Varėna 80 Visaginas 175
Kėdainiai139 Panevėžys 145 Zarasai151      

Weather in Vilnius

Weather is variable and causes huge temperature differences in Vilnius. Vilnius has very hot summers and very cold winters. Scale of thermometer does not go lower than 30 degrees, on winter time – does not go higher than minus 20 degrees. Climate of Vilnius moves from continental to maritime. Average temperature of the year is +6.1 C, the amount of fall is about 661 mm.

  Months
01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12
Moderate highest °C -2-131118202222161031
Moderate lowest °C -6-6-32811131284-1-5
Top lowest temperature, °C -37-35-29-14-3031-4-14-22-30
Top highest, °C 101319283133353431241510