The Republic of Lithuania is one of the three Baltic states in Northern Europe. The settlement in the country is mostly concentrated along the Baltic Sea, from the north to Latvia, from the southeast to Belarus and Poland to the west and to the Russian dominated Kaliningrad. The area is; 65,200 km2. The Capital; Vilnius.
Cities of Lithuania
Lithuania's Telephone Code: +370
Lithuanian Currency: Euro, Lithuanian Litas
Alytus, Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai, Telsiai, Trakai
The country's economy is based on agriculture and industry. Livestock is developed and is generally based on dairy farming and swine fattening. The main agricultural products are flax, sugarcane, potato and forage crops.
The country is divided into four economic regions. In Eastern Lithuania there is an industrial sector consisting of metalworking, woodworking, general manufacturing and light industry. It has an industry in South Lithuania, which consists of metalworking, manufacturing and food processing industries. Animal breeding and sugar-based farming is done. Hydroelectric power plants that meet the country's electricity generation are in this region. It is the agricultural region of northern Lithuania. Western Lithuania's economy is based on shipbuilding and repair and fish processing.
Lithuania's Export Products
Refined Oil, Other Furniture, Rolled Tobacco, Wheat and Polyacetals.
Lithuania's Import Products
Crude Oil, Automobile, Refined Petroleum, Packaged drugs and Tractors.
Countries Exported by Lithuania
Latvia, Russia, Germany, Poland and the United States.
Lithuania's Import Countries
Russia, Germany, Poland, Latvia and Italy.
Nations Living in Lithuania
Lithuanians constitute 80% of the Lithuanian population, 9% of them are Russians, 8% are Poles and 2% are White Russians.
Languages spoken in Lithuania
Official language; Lithuanian. Russian is also spoken