The Curonian Spit is among five longest sandy spits in the world, the largest and most impressive spit in the Baltic region. It separates the Curonian Lagoon from the open Baltic Sea. Natural forces of wind and sea waves have created the land which is now 98 km long and 0.4-4km wide. The spit contains of 9 settlements, 7 of which belong to Lithuania. More on Sheepy Me.