Lithuania - Land area

Land area (sq. km)

The value for Land area (sq. km) in Lithuania was 62,650 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 62,680 in 2007 and a minimum value of 62,646 in 2015.

Definition: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

See also:

Year Value
1961 62,680
1962 62,680
1963 62,680
1964 62,680
1965 62,680
1966 62,680
1967 62,680
1968 62,680
1969 62,680
1970 62,680
1971 62,680
1972 62,680
1973 62,680
1974 62,680
1975 62,680
1976 62,680
1977 62,680
1978 62,680
1979 62,680
1980 62,680
1981 62,680
1982 62,680
1983 62,680
1984 62,680
1985 62,680
1986 62,680
1987 62,680
1988 62,680
1989 62,680
1990 62,680
1991 62,680
1992 62,680
1993 62,680
1994 62,680
1995 62,680
1996 62,680
1997 62,680
1998 62,680
1999 62,680
2000 62,680
2001 62,680
2002 62,680
2003 62,680
2004 62,680
2005 62,680
2006 62,680
2007 62,680
2008 62,675
2009 62,675
2010 62,675
2011 62,674
2012 62,674
2013 62,675
2014 62,650
2015 62,646
2016 62,650
2017 62,650

Rural land area (sq. km)

Definition: Rural land area in square kilometers, derived from urban extent grids which distinguish urban and rural areas based on a combination of population counts (persons), settlement points, and the presence of Nighttime Lights. Areas are defined as urban where contiguous lighted cells from the Nighttime Lights or approximated urban extents based on buffered settlement points for which the total population is greater than 5,000 persons.

Source: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University. 2013. Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates Version 2. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.e

See also:

Year Value
1990 59,360
2000 59,360
2010 59,360

Urban land area (sq. km)

Definition: Urban land area in square kilometers, based on a combination of population counts (persons), settlement points, and the presence of Nighttime Lights. Areas are defined as urban where contiguous lighted cells from the Nighttime Lights or approximated urban extents based on buffered settlement points for which the total population is greater than 5,000 persons.

Source: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University. 2013. Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates Version 2. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.e

See also:

Year Value
1990 4,611
2000 4,611
2010 4,611

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use