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Introduction

Capital: Vilnius

Population

Total Population: 2,872,298
Natural Increase: -1.1%
Density: 46 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 66.5%
Population of main cities: Vilnius (531,910); Kaunas (301,357); Klaipeda (156,141); Siauliai (104,569); Panevezis (95,202)
Ethnic Origins: About 84% Lithuanians, 7% Polish, 6% Russians and 3% other nationalities. (Statistics Lithuania)
Official Language: Lithuanian
Other Languages Spoken: Russian and Polish are also spoken in the country. Indeed, Russians represent approximately 6% of the population and Poles 6.5%. In Lithuania, there are also some minorities speaking Ukrainian, Belarusian, Latvian and Tatar.
Business Language(s): Lithuanian, Russian and English.
Religion: Catholics 73%, Orthodox 5%, Protestants 1%, Others 21%.
Literacy Rate: 99.6%
National Currency: Euro (EUR)

Country Overview

Area: 65,286 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*: 0.839/1
HDI (World Rank): 37/188

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.


Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To call from Lithuania, dial 00
To call 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
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20122013201420152016
Imports of Goods (million USD) 31,96534,80634,39428,27827,196
Exports of Goods (million USD) 29,61132,59832,36425,57324,946
Imports of Services (million USD) 4,2115,2135,4584,5965,069
Exports of Services (million USD) 6,0597,0987,6996,5877,445

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2017

 

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