Lithuania flag information
Description flag of Lithuania
three equal horizontal bands of yellow (top), green and red
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Official country name
Republic of Lithuania
Lietuvos Respublika (long)
Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic
Lithuanian(s) (noun) Lietuva (adjective)
Lithuanian (official) 82%, Russian 8%, Polish 5.6%, other and unspecified 4.4% (2001 census)
3,565,205 ranked 132, (data 2008)
fertile central plains are separated by hilly uplands that are ancient glacial deposits. The lowest point is Baltic Sea 0 m.
Coastline 90 km.
1,574km, Belarus 680 km, Latvia 576 km, Poland 91 km, Russia (Kaliningrad) 227 km.
10 counties (apskritys, singular - apskritis); Alytaus, Kauno, Klaipedos, Marijampoles, Panevezio, Siauliu, Taurages, Telsiu, Utenos, Vilniaus
11 March 1990 (declared); 6 September 1991 (recognized by Soviet Union)