Name:Lithuania (Lithuanian Republic)
Local name (Lithuanian):Lietuva (Lietuvos Respublika)
Bordering countries:Russia, Poland, Belorussia, Latvia
Status:sovereign state
Surface:65.2 ths. sq. km
Population (2003):3 593 ths.
Official language:Lithuanian

Current national symbols

Historical symbols:
Grand Principality of Lithuania, Russia and Samogitia (1240-1572)
Grand Principality of Lithuania in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569-1795)
Lithuania in the Russian Empire (1795-1918)
Lithuanian Republic (1918-1940)
Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940-1991)

European Union   Soviet Union

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