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

Lithuania is referred to as the Centre of Europe by its cultural criteria. There is a lot of beautiful and pristine nature, fascinating cities, clean air, security, friendly people, eventful, and pulsating cultural life in Lithuania.
The country has preserved many pagan and folk traditions that are still alive in villages. On the other hand, big cities are rich with vibrant cultural life and endless entertainment opportunities. There are numerous museums that 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.

Total area: 65,300 sq. km or 25,174 sq. miles
Population: 2 823 000 
Language: Lithuanian
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, inMay – +13°C
More information about Lithuania: here



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