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Republic of Lithuania

Lietuvos Respublika  (Lithuanian)
Anthem: Tautiška giesmė
(English: "National Hymn")
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Location of Lithuania (dark green)

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

Location of Lithuania in the World
Location of Lithuania in the World
Capital
and largest city
Vilnius
54°41′N25°19′E / 54.683°N 25.317°E / 54.683; 25.317
Official languagesLithuanian
Regional
Polish, Russian
Ethnic groups
(census 2019[1])
Demonym(s)Lithuanian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[2][3][4][5]
Gitanas Nausėda
Saulius Skvernelis
Viktoras Pranckietis
LegislatureSeimas
Independence
9 March 1009
1236
• Coronation of King 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
17 September 1991
• Admitted to NATO
29 March 2004
1 May 2004
Area
• Total
65,300 km2 (25,200 sq mi) (121st)
• Water (%)
1.35
Population
• 2019 estimate
Decrease2,793,486[6] (137th)
• Density
43/km2 (111.4/sq mi) (173rd)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$102 billion[7] (83rd)
• Per capita
$36,700[7] (38th)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$54 billion[7] (80th)
• Per capita
$19,266[7] (42nd)
Gini (2018)Positive decrease 36.9[8]
medium
HDI (2017)Increase 0.858[9]
very high · 35th
CurrencyEuro (€) (EUR)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (EEST)
Date formatyyyy-mm-dd (CE)
Driving sideright
Calling code+370
ISO 3166 codeLT
Internet TLD.lta
  1. Also .eu, shared with other European Union member states.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019


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