Brief information about the Vilnius
Vilnius Vilnius (Lithuanian pronunciation: [ˈvʲɪlʲnʲʊs], see also other names) is the capital of Lithuania and its biggest city, with a population of 580,020 as of 2020. The population of Vilnius functional metropolitan region, that stretches past the city limits, is projected at 697,691 (as of 2017), while based on statistics of Vilnius territorial health insurance fund, there are 728,032 permanent inhabitants (as of December 2019) in Vilnius town and Vilnius district municipalities united states
Vilnius is in the southeast part of Lithuania and is the 2nd biggest city in the states. Vilnius is the national government of Lithuania and the Vilnius District Municipality's seat. Vilnius is classified according to research that were GaWC and is known for its architecture from its Old Town, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.
Before World War II, Vilnius was one of the largest centres in Europe. Its influence has led to it being described as the "Jerusalem of Lithuania" and Napoleon termed it "the Jerusalem of the North" as he had been passing through in 1812. Together with the Austrian city of Linz, Vilnius was the European Capital of Culture, in 2009.