Aukštaitija


AUKŠTAITIJA (in Polish, Aukštota)

Lakes in Aukštaitija National Park, seen from ...

Lakes in Aukštaitija National Park, seen from Ladakalnis Hill (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lithuanian name for the upper lands  i.e. eastern Lithuania, around the middle course of the River Nemunas (Niemen).   It formed the core of the Great Principality of Lithuania in the later middle ages.

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