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Capital: Vilnius


Total Population: 2,956,121
Natural Increase: -1.1%
Density: 47 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 66.6%
Population of main cities including suburbs: Vilnius (545,000); Kaunas (375,000); Klaipeda (192,000); Šiauliai (130,000); Panevezis (110,000).
Ethnic Origins: 83.5% Lithuanians, 6.7% Polish, 6.3% Russians and 3.5% other nationalities.
Official Language: Lithuanian
Other Languages Spoken: Russian and Polish are also spoken in the country. Indeed, Russian-speaking citizens represent approximately 9% of the population and Poles 7%. Therefore, Russian is the second language of Lithuanians. In Lithuania, there are also some minorities speaking Ukrainian, Byelorussian, Latvian and Tatar.
Business Language(s): Lithuanian, Russian and English.
Religion: Catholics 73%, Orthodox 5%, Protestants 1%, Others 21%.
Literacy Rate: 99.6%

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Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Euro (EUR)

Country Overview

Area: 65,300 km²
Type of State: Republic based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy: A stable, diversified, fast-growing and attractive economy with great potentials of development..
The most attractive business and investment climate among the new member countries of the EU.
HDI*: 0.835/1
HDI (World Rank): 35/187

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To Make a Call From Lithuania, Dial 810
To Make a Call to Lithuania, Dial +370
Internet Suffix: .lt
Computers: 18.3 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 20.3 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 68.0 per 100 Inhabitants

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20092010201120122013
Imports of Goods (million USD) 18,30423,40331,77331,96935,189
Exports of Goods (million USD) 16,45420,74828,05029,64032,575
Imports of Services (million USD) 2,8322,8983,6954,1825,170
Exports of Services (million USD) 3,6404,0345,1485,8427,028

Source: WTO - World Trade Organization - Last Available Data.

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