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Lithuania in short


Official name:

Republic of Lithuania
The Republic of Lithuania is a member of the EU, Schengen Area and NATO

Area:

65,300 sq. km

Population:

2.848m

Density:

43.6/sq. km

Capital:

Vilnius (534.453 pop.)

Largest cities:

Kaunas (292.691 pop.), Klaipėda (151.309 pop.), Šiauliai (101.214 pop.), Panevėžys (91.054 pop.)

National language:

Lithuanian

Time zone:

GMT + 2

National currency:

euro (EUR)

Calling code:

+ 370 …

Information number:

+ 370 700 55 118

Emergency number:

112

Climate:

Maritime/continental. Average temperatures are +17.9 °C in July and −3.2 °C in January (light snow occurs every winter)

Terrain:

Lithuania is a country of plains (approx. 75%) and forests (approx. 33.5%)