Merkinė (, Yiddish: מערעטש) is a town in the Dzūkija National Park in Lithuania, located at the confluence of the Merkys and Neman Rivers. The town is the location of The Mount of Queen Bona, a mound which was the site of an ancient hill-fort overlooking the rivers.
From 1920 until 1939 the town was located in northeastern Poland.
There is a pyramid in the nearby village Česukai.
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