Vilnius : Identification of metropolitan area

Metropolitan area :

Vilnius is the largest city and the capital of Lithuania, with a population of 543207as of year 2015. It is also the capital of Vilnius County. Vilnius is situated in southeastern Lithuania. Vilnius lies 312 kilometers (194 mi) from the Baltic Sea and Klaipėda, the chief Lithuanian seaport. Vilnius is connected by highways to other major Lithuanian cities, such as Kaunas (102 km away), Šiauliai (214 km away) and Panevėžys (135 km away).

The current area of Vilnius is 402 square kilometers (155 sq mi). Buildings cover 20.2% of the city and in the remaining areas, greenery (43.9%) and waters (2.1%) prevail.


Main figures 2014 datas:

Main cityMetropolitan area
Surface 401 km2 9.731km2
Population 543.207 95.052
Unemployement 6,4% 7,6%
GDP/inh - 14.510


Map showing the region within the country :
vilnius region


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