Vilnius (Lithuanian pronunciation:[ˈvʲɪlʲnʲʊs]; Polish: Wilno, see also other names) is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city, with a population of 542,664 as of 2015. Vilnius is located in the southeast part of Lithuania and is the second largest city in the Baltic states.
Vilnius is classified as a Gamma global city according to GaWC studies, and is known for the architecture in its Old Town, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Its Jewish influence until the 20th century has led to it being described as the "Jerusalem of Lithuania" and Napoleon named it "the Jerusalem of the North" as he was passing through in 1812. In 2009, Vilnius was the European Capital of Culture, together with the Austrian city of Linz.
“The turbine is stopped ... During the weekend ceremony opening the plant, Lukashenko said the project “will serve as an impetus for attracting the most advanced technologies to the country, and innovative directions in science and education.”.Lithuania long opposed the plant, located about 25 miles southeast of its capital, Vilnius ... .