5th Annual International Conference of the Baltic Society of Regional Anaesthesia “KAUNAS ECHO” 2019


Lithuania is a unique country – green and flat land in the north of Europe, ashore the Baltic Sea. Lithuania is one of three Baltic countries. The capital of Lithuania – Vilnius, and second largest city Kaunas – has always been a multinational, multilingual, and multicultural European cities. 

Lithuania is referred to as the Center of Europe by its cultural criteria. A lot of beautiful and pristine nature, fascinating cities, clean air, security, friendly people, eventful, and pulsating cultural life. While many pagan and folk traditions that are still alive in villages, big cities are rich with vibrant cultural life and endless entertainment opportunities. Great number of museums have accumulated huge collections, national and private art galleries, the never-ending buzz of theatre and music halls, fascinating nightlife, a variety of entertainment options and sports events. Plenty of activities and opportunities to be enjoyed and explored both in summer and winter in Lithuania. 

Total area: 65,300 sq. km or 25,174 sq. miles

Population: 2 848 000

Language: Lithuanian

National Currency: Euro (€)

Local time: GMT + 2 hours

International telephone code: +370

Geographical location: The Republic of Lithuania lies on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea

Neighbour countries: Latvia, Russia, Poland and Belarus

Government: Democratic Republic

Ethnicity: Lithuanian – 83.5%, Polish – 6.7%, Russian – 6.3%, Belarusian – 1.2%, other – 2.3%

Religion: Predominantly Roman Catholic (approximately 80% of the total population)

Electricity: 220 V, 50 Hz. European style 2-pin plugs

Climate: Oceanic/continental. Average temperature in July is +17°C, in January -4.9°C. However, temperatures can soar up to +30°C in summer, and drop down to -32°C in winter

More information about Lithuania You are Welcome to Lithuania