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Geographical location: The Republic of Lithuania lies on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea.
Capital: Vilnius.
Total area: 65,300 km2.
Population: 2,988.
Government: Democratic Republic.
National Currency: Litas. 1 EUR = 3,4528 Lt.
Official language: Lithuanian, the oldest living Indo-European language. It belongs to the Baltic languages, of which only two - Lithuanian and Latvian – are the living languages. Lithuanian is used just by four million people across the world.
Ethnicity: Lithuanians – 83.5%, Poles – 6.7%, Russians – 6.3%, Belarusians – 1.2%, others – 2.3%.
Religion: Predominantly Roman Catholic.
Local time: GMT + 2 hours.
Greatest cities: Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Panevėžys, Alytus.
Resorts: Palanga, Neringa, Druskininkai, Birštonas and Anykščiai.
Climate: Oceanic/continental. Average temperature in July is +17°C, in January – -4.9°C.

More About Lithuania: http://www.travel.lt

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