Lithuania is an independent Republic
in northern eastern Europe.
It is the southeast and largest
of the three Baltic states.
It has borders with :
Poland , Belarus and Latvia
as well as Kalliningrad.
The small Russian enclave.
Its shore of the Baltic sea : 90 km.
The area : 650,200 sq.km.
The population : about 3.3 ml. (2009)
The formal language : Lithuanian.
( although Russian can also be heard ).
The main cities are :
Vilnius - the capital.
Kaunas - the former temporary capital.
Klaipeda , Siauliai , Panevezys , Alytus.
The currency : Litas.
Head of state : The president.
The Parliament : Seimas , 141 MPs.
The dialing code : 370.
The Internet country domain : LT.