Lithuania is located in eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Poland. Comparatively, it is slightly larger than the state of West Virginia with a total area of 65,200 sq km (25,174 sq mi). Lithuania shares boundaries with Latvia on the N and NE , Belarus on the S and SE , Poland on the SW , Russia-Kaliningrad Oblast on the W , and the Baltic Sea on the NW . Lithuania's land boundary length totals 1,273 km (791 mi). Its coastline is 99 km (62 mi).
Lithuania's capital city, Vilnius, is located in the southeastern part of the country.