A12 highway (Lithuania)

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A12 marker

A12
Riga-Šiauliai-Tauragė-Kaliningrad
Route information
Part of
Length: 186.09 km (115.63 mi)
Major junctions
From: Plikiškės
Latvia Latvia
A8 highway
To: Panemunė
Russia Russia
A216 highway
A198 A198 highway
Location
Major cities: Joniškis, Šiauliai, Tauragė
Highway system
Lithuanian road system
International E-road network

The A12 highway is a highway in Lithuania (Magistraliniai keliai). It forms part of the road connecting Riga and Kaliningrad. The passes through Joniškis, Šiauliai and Tauragė. The length of the road is 186.09 km.

The speed limit for most of the road length is 90 km/h. It's a dual carriageway south of Šiauliai. The alternative name for the road is Via Hanzeatica as the road was an important transportation corridor between cities of the Hanseatic League.