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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]

Capital
and largest city
Vilnius
54°41′N25°19′E / 54.683°N 25.317°E / 54.683; 25.317
Official languagesLithuanian[1]
Regional
Polish, Russian
Ethnic groups
(census 2019[2])
Religion
(2016[3])
Demonym(s)Lithuanian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[4][5][6][7]
Gitanas Nausėda
Ingrida Šimonytė
Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen
LegislatureSeimas
Formation
9 March 1009
1236
• Coronation of Mindaugas
6 July 1253
2 February 1386
• Commonwealth created
1 July 1569
24 October 1795
16 February 1918
11 March 1990
• Admitted to NATO
29 March 2004
• Joined the EU
1 May 2004
Area
• Total
65,300 km2 (25,200 sq mi) (121st)
• Water (%)
1.98 (as of 2015)[8]
Population
• 2020 estimate
Decrease 2,795,334[9] (140th)
• Density
43/km2 (111.4/sq mi) (138th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$107 billion[10] (83rd)
• Per capita
$38,605[10] (34th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$56 billion[10] (80th)
• Per capita
$19,883[10] (38th)
Gini (2019)Positive decrease 35.4[11]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.869[12]
very high · 34th
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 November 27, 2020


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