Curonian Spit

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Curonian Spit
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UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Offeecial name Curonian Spit
Location Klaipėda Coonty, Kaliningrad Oblast, Lithuanie, Roushie Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 55°16′28″N 20°58′15″E / 55.274444444444°N 20.970833333333°E / 55.274444444444; 20.970833333333
Aurie 33,021 ha (3.5544×109 sq ft)
Criteria Cultural: v
Reference 994
Inscription 2000 (24t Session)

The Curonian Spit (Lithuanie: Kuršių nerija, Roushie: Куршская коса, German: Kurische Nehrung, Latvie: Kuršu kāpas) is a 98 km lang, thin, curved saund-dune spit that separates the Curonian Lagoon frae the Baltic Sea coast. Its soothren portion lies within Kaliningrad Oblast, Roushie an its northren within soothwastren Lithuanie. It is a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid shared bi the twa kintras.

Coordinates: 55°16′28″N 20°58′15″E / 55.27444°N 20.97083°E / 55.27444; 20.97083