with permanent population of about 720
people is a quiet Lithuanian seaside resort village located on the Curonian
Spit. A part of Neringa municipality, Juodkrantė is the second largest
settlement on Lithuania's part of the spit.
Situated in Old Prussian territory it was for
centuries a fishing village named Schwarzort, which underwent a tourist boom in
the late 19th - early 20th century. After World War I this northern part of
East Prussia was severed from