Šiauliai is a town in northern Lithuania.
It is a important crossing for railways and roads.
A road, north-south bound, E77, connects Riga to Kaliningrad Oblast'. Another road, east-westbound, from Vilnius and Panevežys, goes to the Baltic Sea, Palanga. The part after Šiauliai is an highway for about 25 km till the town of Kuršenai.