The Baltic Sea is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that is enclosed by Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Sweden, and the North and Central European Plain. The sea stretches from 53°N to 66°N latitude and from 10°E to 30°E longitude.
- 55 m (180 ft)
- 377,000 km² (146,000 sq mi)
- 459 m (1,506 ft)
The terms Baltic Sea Region, Baltic Rim countries (or simply the Baltic Rim ), and the Baltic Sea countries/states refer to slightly different combinations of countries in the general area surrounding the Baltic Sea, mainly in Northern Europe.
Paesi baltici I Paesi baltici, o Repubbliche baltiche o ancora Stati baltici (più raramente Estlalia     ), sono le tre nazioni sulla costa orientale del mar Baltico, ovvero Estonia, Lettonia e Lituania . Tutti e tre gli Stati sono membri della NATO, dell' Unione europea e della zona euro, e dell' OCSE.
- 5,992,018 (2019)
- 175,228 km²
- estone, lettone, lituano
The Baltic Sea is a sea in northern Europe between Scandinavia, Finland, Russia, the Baltic countries, Poland, and Germany. Many big rivers in the surrounding countries drain into the Baltic Sea. The Baltic Sea is connected to the ocean through the narrow and shallow Danish straits and belts.
The geology of the Baltic Sea is characterized by having areas located both at the Baltic Shield of the East European Craton and in the Danish-North German-Polish Caledonides. Historical geologists make a distinction between the current Baltic Sea depression, formed in the Cenozoic era , and the much older sedimentary basins whose ...