Lithuanie

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Republic o Lithuanie
Lietuvos Respublika
Banner o Lithuanie
Coat o Airms o Lithuanie
Banner Coat o airms
Anthem: Tautiška giesmė
Naitional Hymn
Locator map o Lithuanie
Location o  Lithuanie  (dark green)

– on the European continent  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  —  [Legend]

Capital Coat of arms of Vilnius Gold.png Vilnius
54°41′N 25°19′E / 54.683°N 25.317°E / 54.683; 25.317
Lairgest ceety capital
Offeecial leids Lithuanie
Ethnic groups (2011[1])
Demonym Lithuanie
Govrenment Pairlamentary republic[2]
• Preses
Dalia Grybauskaitė
Algirdas Butkevičius
Loreta Graužinienė
Legislatur Seimas
Unthirldom frae Roushie / Germany (1918)
9 March 1009
• Coronation o Mindaugas
6 Julie 1253
2 February 1386
1 Julie 1569
24 October 1795
16 February 1918
15 Juin 1940
22 Juin 1941
Julie 1944
11 Mairch 1990
Aurie
• Tot
65,300 km2 (25,200 sq mi) (123rd)
• Watter (%)
1.35
Population
• 2014 estimate
2,944,459[3] (138t)
• 2011 census
3,043,429[4]
• Density
50.3/km2 (130.3/sq mi) (120t)
GDP (PPP) 2014 estimate
• Total
$70.840 billion[5]
• Per capita
$23,850[5]
GDP (nominal) 2014 estimate
• Total
$49.308 billion[5]
• Per capita
$16,600[5]
Gini (2012) positive decrease 32.0[6]
middlin
HDI (2013) Increase 0.818[7]
very heich · 41st
Siller Euro € (EUR)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
• Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)
Date format yyyy-mm-dd (CE)
Drives on the richt
Cawin code +370
Patron saunt Saunt Casimir
Internet TLD .lta
  1. An aa .eu, shared wi other European Union member states.

Coordinates: 55°N 24°E / 55°N 24°E / 55; 24

The Republic o Lithuanie (Lithuane: Lietuvos Respublika), for ordinar kent as Lithuanie juist, or Liefland, is a kintra in nor-aestren Europe.

Ane o the three Baltic States alang the Baltic Sea, it mairches ontae Latvie tae the north, Belaroushie tae the sooth-aest, Poland tae the sooth, an the Kaliningrad Oblast o Roushie tae the sooth-wast.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The lairgest an maist populous o the Baltic states, Lithuanie haes aboot 100 km o saundy coastline, that aboot 38 km o faces the open Baltic Sea. Lithuanie's major wairm-watter port o Klaipėda lees at the nairae mooth o Kuršių marios (Curonian bucht), a shauld bucht raxin sooth tae Kaliningrad.

The chief river, the Nemunas, an a puckle o its tributaries cairies internaitional shippin vessels.

Membership o internaitional bodies[eedit | eedit soorce]

Weel-kent Lithuanes[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ceeties o Lithuanie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Kaunas
  • Klaipeda
  • Siauliai
  • Panevezys
  • Palanga
  • Nida
  • Sventoji
  • Druskininkai

Lithuane sportsmen[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Arvydas Sabonis, Basketbaa, Kaunas Zalgiris.
  • Sarunas Jasikevicius, New Orleans, USA.
  • Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Basketbaa, Cleveland USA

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Population at the beginning of the year by ethnicity". DB1.stat.gov.lt. Statistics Lithuania. Retrieved 2 Julie 2012. 
  2. Nutarimas, Constitutional Coort o Lithuanie, 1998.
  3. Number of population, Statistics Lithuania.
  4. Lithuanian 2011 Population Census in Brief (PDF). Statistics Lithuania. 2012. ISBN 978-9955-797-17-3. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Lithuania". International Monetary Fund. 2014. Retrieved 18 Februar 2014. 
  6. "Gini coefficient of equivalised disposable income (source: SILC)". Eurostat Data Explorer. Retrieved 5 Januar 2014. 
  7. "Human Development Report 2011" (PDF). United Nations. 2011. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 

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