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Lithuania

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Lithuania is a country in the Baltic States.

Lithuania at a glance

Population2.791.000
LanguageLithuanian
Area65200 km2
ContinentEurope
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Neighboring countriesPoland, Belarus, Russia und Latvia

Guide to Lithuania

The former Grand Duchy of Lithuania is now a parliamentary republic in the Baltic States and borders the Baltic Sea, where you can also find some beautiful sandy beaches. Culturally, the country presents itself as diverse: while there are many German, Swedish and Danish influences in the west, the eastern part is dominated by Polish elements. The archaeological site of Kernave is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as are the dunes on the Curonian Spit (a peninsula) and the baroque Old Town in the capital Vilnius. Vilnius is also home to the 326-metre-high TV Tower, whose viewing platform is a popular destination.