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Republic of Lithuania
Lietuvos Respublika  (Lithuanian)
Anthem: Tautiška giesmė
National Hymn
Locator map of Lithuania
Location of  Lithuania  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Vilnius
54°41′N25°19′E / 54.683°N 25.317°E / 54.683; 25.317
Official languagesLithuanian
Ethnic groups(2015[1])
DemonymLithuanian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialconstitutional republic[2][3][4][5]
Dalia Grybauskaitė
Saulius Skvernelis
Viktoras Pranckietis
LegislatureSeimas
Independencefrom Russia / Germany(1918)
9 March 1009
• Coronation of Mindaugas
6 July 1253
2 February 1386
1 July 1569
24 October 1795
16 February 1918
15 June 1940
22 June 1941
July 1944
11 March 1990
• Independence recognized by the Soviet Union
6 September 1991
17 September 1991
1 May 2004
Area
• Total
65,300 km2 (25,200 sq mi) (123rd)
• Water (%)
1.35
Population
• 2017 estimate
2,827,947 [6] (137th)
• Density
43/km2 (111.4/sq mi) (173rd)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$90.387 billion[7]
• Per capita
$31,849[7] (41st)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$42.826 billion
• Per capita
$15,090[8] (49th)
Gini (2015)Negative increase 37.9[9]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.848[10]
very high · 37th
CurrencyEuro (€) (EUR)
Time zoneEET(UTC+2)
• Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)
Date formatyyyy-mm-dd (CE)
Drives on theright
Calling code+370
ISO 3166 codeLT
Internet TLD.lta
  1. Also .eu, shared with other European Union member states.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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