The longest Lithuanian river is Nemunas, called the father of rivers. It is the biggest and the most important river in Lithuania used for fishery and transporting. Nemunas outflows from the Belarus territory. In this Lithuanian neighbor country the river is called Nioman.
The main facts:
• Length – 937,4 km;
• Pool area – 98200 km2;
• Outflow – Minsk region, Belarus;
• Influent – Curonian Lagoon;
• Flows via Lithuania, Belarus, Russia
• Length in Lithuania- 359km, borderline between Lithuania and Belarus or Kaliningrad – 116km, length in Belarus – 426km.