Dzūkija or Dainava is one of five ethnographic regions of Lithuania. Dzūkija is a cultural region defined by traditional lifestyles and dialects of the local Lithuanian population and has never been defined as a political or administrative unit.

Popular Destinations

is the capital and largest city of . Photo: Pudelek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city with municipal rights in southern . Photo: Juliux, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in , approximately 20 km west of , on the shores of some of the many lakes in the area. Photo: Diliff, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a spa town on the Nemunas River in southern , close to the borders of and . Photo: Juliux, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a town in district in . It lies on the bank of the lake of , thus becoming a holiday resort, and has approximately 1,450 inhabitants. Photo: VietovesLt, CC BY 3.0.


Latitude of center
54.5402° or 54° 32' 24.8" north
Longitude of center
24.7412° or 24° 44' 28.4" east

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Dzūkija
  • Aragonese: Dzūkija
  • Azerbaijani: Dzukiya
  • Belarusian: Дзукія
  • Breton: Dzūkija
  • Catalan: Dzūkija
  • Chinese: 祖基亞
  • Danish: Dzukija
  • Danish: Dzūkija
  • Dutch: Dzukija
  • Dutch: Dzūkija
  • Esperanto: Dainava
  • Esperanto: Dzukio
  • Esperanto: Dzūkija
  • French: Dzukija
  • French: Dzūkija
  • Georgian: ძუკია
  • German: Dzūkija
  • Hebrew: דזוקיה
  • Indonesian: Dainava
  • Indonesian: Dzūkija
  • Italian: Dainava
  • Italian: Dzukija
  • Italian: Dzūkija
  • Japanese: ズキヤ
  • Japanese: ズーキヤ
  • Korean: 주키야
  • Latvian: Dzūkija
  • Lithuanian: Dzūkija
  • Low German: Dzukija
  • Norwegian: Dzūkija
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dzūkija
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dainava
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dzukija
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dzūkija
  • Persian: زوکیا
  • Polish: Dzukia
  • Polish: Dzukija
  • Polish: Dzūkija
  • Russian: Дзукия
  • Samogitian: Dzūkėjė
  • Turkish: Dzūkija
  • Ukrainian: Дзукія
  • Urdu: زوکیئا

Popular Destinations in Lithuania

Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.  

Escape to a Random Place

New ZealandRomania
United StatesIberia
About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Dzūkija. See this page's contributions. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.