Population of Cities in Lithuania (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
5
100,000 to 1 Million
46
10,000 to 100,000
  • Vilnius
  • Kaunas
  • Klaipeda
  • Siauliai
  • Panevezys
  • Alytus
  • Dainava (Kaunas)
  • Eiguliai
  • Marijampole
  • Mazeikiai
  • Silainiai
  • Fabijoniskes
  • Jonava
  • Utena
  • Pasilaiciai
  • Kedainiai
  • Seskine
  • Lazdynai
  • Telsiai
  • Visaginas
  • Taurage
  • Justiniskes
  • Ukmerge
  • Aleksotas
  • Plunge
  • Naujamiestis
  • Kretinga
  • Silute
  • Vilkpede
  • Radviliskis
  • Pilaite
  • Palanga
  • Druskininkai
  • Gargzdai
  • Rokiskis
  • Birzai
  • Kursenai
  • Garliava
  • Elektrenai
  • Jurbarkas
  • Vilkaviskis
  • Raseiniai
  • Anyksciai
  • Naujoji Akmene
  • Lentvaris
  • Grigiskes
  • Prienai
  • Joniskis
  • Kelme
  • Rasos

The most southern of the Baltic states, Lithuania lies on southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea. Its capital and most populous city is Vilnius, with 574,221 residents, making it also the second-largest city in the Baltic states after Riga in Latvia. The city is known for the baroque architecture in its medieval Old Town, which is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Vilnius is a culturally vibrant city, and is a previous European Capital of Culture. Napoleon famously called it the 'Jerusalem of the North' in reference to its large Jewish population, which has influenced the city's artistic and intellectual heritage.

Lithuania's second-largest city is Kaunas, with a population of 299,466 residents. The city served as the capital during the interwar period (while Vilnius was part of Poland), and continues to be an important cultural and intellectual center, as well as being economically significant. Kaunas is famous for its art deco architecture – it was awarded the European Heritage Label and has been named as a UNESCO City of Design. Kaunas is also likely to be an increasingly popular tourist destination, having already been named European Capital of Culture for 2022.

Lithuania has 0 cities with more than a million people, 5 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 46 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Lithuania is Vilnius, with a population of 542,366 people.

Vilnius

Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city.

542,366

Kaunas

Kaunas is located at the confluence of the two largest Lithuanian rivers.

374,643

Klaipeda

Klaipeda is the third largest city in Lithuania and the capital of Klaipeda County.

192,307

Siauliai

Siauliai is the unofficial capital of Northern Lithuania.

130,587

Panevezys

Alexander II is considered the founder of the city of Panevezys, which celebrated its 500th anniversary in 2003.

117,395

Name 2018 Population Location
Vilnius542,366Map
Kaunas374,643Map
Klaipeda192,307Map
Siauliai130,587Map
Panevezys117,395Map
Alytus70,747Map
Dainava (Kaunas)70,000Map
Eiguliai61,700Map
Marijampole47,613Map
Mazeikiai41,309Map
Silainiai40,600Map
Fabijoniskes39,759Map
Jonava34,993Map
Utena33,240Map
Pasilaiciai33,056Map
Kedainiai31,980Map
Seskine31,333Map
Lazdynai31,097Map
Telsiai30,098Map
Visaginas28,348Map
Taurage27,662Map
Justiniskes27,462Map
Ukmerge25,886Map
Aleksotas24,270Map
Plunge23,381Map
Naujamiestis23,232Map
Kretinga22,236Map
Silute21,760Map
Vilkpede21,346Map
Radviliskis20,339Map
Pilaite20,320Map
Palanga17,796Map
Druskininkai17,791Map
Gargzdai16,433Map
Rokiskis16,255Map
Birzai14,911Map
Kursenai13,914Map
Garliava13,809Map
Elektrenai13,721Map
Jurbarkas13,102Map
Vilkaviskis13,011Map
Raseiniai12,523Map
Anyksciai11,958Map
Naujoji Akmene11,922Map
Lentvaris11,588Map
Grigiskes11,555Map
Prienai11,352Map
Joniskis11,113Map
Kelme10,626Map
Rasos10,597Map
Varena10,304Map
Kaisiadorys9,867Map
Pasvalys8,510Map
Kupiskis8,263Map
Zarasai8,095Map
Skuodas7,726Map
Sirvintos7,321Map
Kazlu Ruda7,247Map
Moletai7,243Map
Salcininkai6,891Map
Svencioneliai6,790Map
Sakiai6,613Map
Ignalina6,421Map
Pabrade6,375Map
Kybartai6,355Map
Nemencine6,062Map
Silale6,026Map
Pakruojis5,964Map
Svencionys5,538Map
Trakai5,530Map
Vievis5,269Map