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Protection & Enforcement of IPRs in Lithuania

Republic of Lithuania

Lietuvos Respublika  (Lithuanian)
Anthem: Tautiška giesmė
(English: "National Hymn")
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Lithuania in the world (W3).svg
Location of Lithuania (dark green)

– in Europe (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Vilnius
54°41′N 25°19′E / 54.683°N 25.317°E / 54.683; 25.317
Official languagesLithuanian[1]
Ethnic groups
(census 2019[2])
Religion
(2016[3])
Demonym(s)Lithuanian
GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential republic[4][5][6][7]
• President
Gitanas Nausėda
Ingrida Šimonytė
Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen
LegislatureSeimas
Formation
9 March 1009
1236
• Coronation of Mindaugas
6 July 1253
2 February 1386
• Commonwealth created
1 July 1569
24 October 1795
16 February 1918
11 March 1990
• Admitted to NATO
29 March 2004
• Joined the EU
1 May 2004
Area
• Total
65,300 km2 (25,200 sq mi) (121st)
• Water (%)
1.98 (as of 2015)[8]
Population
• 2020 estimate
Neutral decrease 2,793,694[9] (140th)
• Density
43/km2 (111.4/sq mi) (138th)
GDP (PPP)2021 estimate
• Total
$107 billion[10] (83rd)
• Per capita
$41,288[10] (34th)
GDP (nominal)2021 estimate
• Total
$56 billion[10] (80th)
• Per capita
$22,752[10] (38th)
Gini (2019)Positive decrease 35.4[11]
medium
HDI (2019)Increase 0.882[12]
very high · 34th
CurrencyEuro () (EUR)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (EEST)
Date formatyyyy-mm-dd (CE)
Driving sideright
Calling code+370
ISO 3166 codeLT
Internet TLD.lta
Website
lietuva.lt
  1. Also .eu, shared with other European Union member states.

Lithuania

Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania, is a country in the Baltic region of Europe. It is one of the Baltic states and lies on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea to the southeast of Sweden and the east of Denmark, with Latvia to the north, Belarus to the east and south, Poland to the south, and Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia to the southwest. Lithuania covers an area of 65,300 km2 (25,200 sq mi), with a population of 2.7 million. Its capital and largest city is Vilnius; other major cities are Kaunas and Klaipėda. Lithuanians belong to the ethno-linguistic group of the Balts and speak Lithuanian, one of only a few living Baltic languages.