Lithuania

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 gwpcee@shmu.sk (for GWP Central and Eastern Europe)

Mr. Bernardas Paukstys bernadas@iti.lt (for Lithuania)

More Information

AQUASTAT -FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/main/index.stm

UN-Water Statistics http://www.unwater.org/statistics_KWIP.html


Source: www.cia.gov; http://data.worldbank.org; www.unwater.org

Posted: 2012-07-24


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