What is the capital of Lithuania?
Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania. Founded in the 14th century by Grand Duke Gediminas, it is located in the southeast of the country. The Old Town of Vilnius has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994, due to its rich culture and architecture.
The city is also an important economic, political and cultural center of Lithuania, where many government institutions, businesses, universities and museums are located.
It is known for its baroque architecture, student atmosphere, annual music festival and complex history marked by invasions, wars and foreign occupations.