Vilnius
Clockwise from top right: Gediminas' Tower, Vilnius business district, Presidential Palace, Pilies Street, Gate of Dawn, St. Anne's Church.
Nickname(s): 
Jerusalem of Lithuania,[1] Rome of the North,[2] Athens of the North,[3] New Babylon,[4] The city/capital of Palemon[5]
Motto(s): 
Unitas, Justitia, Spes
(Latin: Unity, Justice, Hope)
Interactive map of Vilnius
Vilnius is located in Lithuania
Vilnius
Vilnius
Location within Lithuania
Vilnius is located in Baltic states
Vilnius
Vilnius
Location within the Baltics
Vilnius is located in Europe
Vilnius
Vilnius
Location within Europe
Coordinates: 54°41′N 25°17′E / 54.683°N 25.283°E / 54.683; 25.283Coordinates: 54°41′N 25°17′E / 54.683°N 25.283°E / 54.683; 25.283
CountryLithuania
CountyVilnius County
MunicipalityVilnius City Municipality
Capital ofLithuania
First mentioned1323
Granted city rights1387
Elderships
Government
 • TypeCity council
 • MayorRemigijus Šimašius
Area
 • City401 km2 (155 sq mi)
 • Metro
9,731 km2 (3,757 sq mi)
Elevation
112 m (367 ft)
Population
 (2019)[7]
 • City570,806
 • Rank(52nd in EU)
 • Density1,392/km2 (3,610/sq mi)
 • Urban
697,691
 • Metro
810,290[6]
 • Metro density83/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vilnian
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
01001-14191
Area code(s)(+370) 5
GDP (nominal)
Vilnius county[8]
2017
 - Total€17.2 billion
($20B)
 - Per capita€21,300
($25130)
HDI (2017)0.896[9]very high
Websitevilnius.lt
Official nameHistoric Centre of Vilnius
TypeCultural
Criteriaii, iv
Designated1994 (18th session)
Reference no.[2]
UNESCO region