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General Facts

Area: 65,300 km2 (25,200 sq miles)

Capital City: Vilnius

Population: 2,810,865 (2017 estimate)

Official Languages: Lithuanian

Boarding Countries: Latvia, Belarus, Poland, Kaliningrad Oblast

Coastline: 262 km (163 miles)   

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Government: Semi-Presidential Republic


Lithuania's climate is transitional between maritime and continental. Yearly, the mean temperature is 6.1°c (43°f). The mean temperature in July is 17.1°c (63°f). Rainfall averages from 49 cm (24 in) to 85 cm (33 in) depending on location.

Five Largest Cities/Towns: 

1. Vilnius (539,939)

2. Kaunas (304,097)

3. Klapeda (157,350)

4. Siauliai (105,653)

5. Panevezys (96,345)

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