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    Lithuania (/ ˌ l ɪ θj u ˈ eɪ n i ə / ; Lithuanian: Lietuva [lʲɪɛtʊˈvɐ]), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublika [lʲɪɛtʊˈvoːs rʲɛsˈpʊblʲɪkɐ]), is a country in the Baltic region of Europe. It is one of three Baltic states and lies on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea.

  2. v t e The history of Lithuania dates back to settlements founded about 10,000 years ago, [1] [2] but the first written record of the name for the country dates back to 1009 AD. [3]

  3. Lithuania is a country in Europe. It borders Latvia to the north, Belarus to the southeast, Poland to the south and Russia to the southwest. It is one of the Baltic states. The country's area national language is the Lithuanian language, which is spoken by around 3 million people. Vilnius is the capital and largest city. Lithuania is a member ...

  4. Geography of Lithuania; Continent: Europe: Region: Northern Europe: Coordinates: Area • Total: 65,300 km 2 (25,200 sq mi) • Land: 95.99% • Water: 4.01%: Coastline: 262 km (163 mi) Borders: Total land borders: 1,574 km (978 mi) Highest point: Aukštojas Hill 294 m (965 ft)

  5. Jun 1, 2023 · Lithuania, country of northeastern Europe, the southernmost and largest of the three Baltic states. Lithuania was a powerful empire that dominated much of eastern Europe in the 14th–16th centuries before becoming part of the Polish-Lithuanian confederation for the next two centuries.

  6. Lithuania is ranked 11th in the world in the Ease of Doing Business Index prepared by the World Bank Group, 16th out of 178 countries in the Index of Economic Freedom, measured by The Heritage Foundation and 8th out of 165 countries in the Economic Freedom of the World 2021 by Fraser Institute.

  7. Lithuanian ( lietuvių kalba [lʲeˈtʊvʲuː kɐɫ'bɐ]) is an Eastern Baltic language belonging to the Baltic branch of the Indo-European language family. It is the official language of Lithuania and one of the official languages of the European Union.

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    Lithuanians ( Lithuanian: lietuviai [a]) are a Baltic ethnic group. They are native to Lithuania, where they number around 2,378,118 people. [2] Another two millions make up the Lithuanian diaspora, largely found in countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil, Russia, and Canada.

  9. Lithuanians are an Indo-European people belonging to the Baltic group. They are the only branch within the group that managed to create a state entity in premodern times. The Prussians, overrun by the Teutonic Order in the 13th century, became extinct by the 18th century.

  10. The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was a European state that existed from the 13th century [5] to 1795, [6] when the territory was partitioned among the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Prussia, and the Habsburg Empire of Austria.

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