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 Country: Lithuania (Lietuva) 
 Continent: Europe
 President: Valdas Adamkus
 Capital: Vilnius 
 Largest City: Vilnius
 Currency: Lithuanian Litas
 Official languages: Lithuanian
 Motto: Let unity flourish
      (Vienybe težydi)

 Population: 3 431 000
 GDP/inhabitant (in US $): 15 657  
 Density (inhabitants/km2): 55
 Average age (in years):  
 Life expectancy (in years):  73.46

 Internet code: .lt 
 Calling code: +370
map of Lithuania


Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuva; official — Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in northeastern Europe. The largest of the three Baltic States situated along the Baltic Sea, it shares borders with Latvia to the north, Belarus to the southeast, Poland to the south, and the Russian exclave of the Kaliningrad Oblast to the southwest.

Lithuania has been a member state of the European Union since May 1, 2004.