Lithuania is located in Eastern Europe, bordering Belarus, Poland and the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia. It has a transitional climate, between maritime and continental with wet moderate winters and summers. Lithuania has a great amount of small lakes, scattered around its territory. Rich in peat, arable land and amber.

Key Water Issues and Challenges

  • Contamination of soil and groundwater with petroleum products and chemicals at military bases

Contact GWP Lithuania

Mr. Richard Muller (for GWP Central and Eastern Europe)

Mr. Bernardas Paukstys (for Lithuania)

More Information

AQUASTAT -FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture

UN-Water Statistics


Posted: 2012-07-24

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