Lithuania

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Republic of Lithuania

Capital

Vilnius

Official language (s)

Lithuanian

Area

65.300 km2

Population

3.185.883

Ethnic groups

83,7% - Lithuanians
6,6% - Poles
5,3% - Russians
1,3% - Belarusians
3,1% - others and unspecified

Major cities
(with population)

Vilnius - 542.932
Kaunas - 336.912
Klaipeda - 177.812
Siauliai - 120.969
Panevezys - 109.028

Currency (-ies)

Litas (LTL), subdivided into 100 cents

Main religion (s)

79% - Roman Catholic
4,1% - Orthodox

Time zone (s)

GTM + 02

Dialing code

+370

Climate

Lithuania's climate, which ranges between maritime and continental, is relatively mild. Average temperatures on the coast are −2.5°C in January and 16°C (61°F) in July.
In Vilnius the average temperatures are −6°C (21°F) in January and 16°C (61°F) in July. During the summer, 20°C (68°F) is common during the day while 14°C (57°F) is common at night.
Some winters can be very cold. −20°C (−4°F) occurs almost every winter.

Administrative division

Lithuania has a three-tier administrative division: the country is divided into 10 counties that are further subdivided into 60 municipalities which consist of over 500 elderships.

Major airports

Vilnius: Vilnius International Airport (VNO)
Kaunas: Kaunas International Airport (KUN)
Palanga: Palanga International Airport (PLQ)







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