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Simno, Lithuania - Photo by PhillipC - CC-BY

Population 2002..........................................................3,601,138
GDP per capita 2002 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)...........8,400
GDP 2002 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 29.2
Unemployment...................................................................12.5%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... -.2
Labor force (%) ....... -.2
 

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Resources and links for Lithuania

New Year in Vilnius '09 - Photo by erephas - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................25,174 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................73
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 71
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 10
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 1

 

Go to capital - Vilnius City Profile - to Lithuania History

 

Background Note: Lithuania __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5379.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Lithuania __ A detailed look at Lithuania including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency. - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/lh.html 

Colleges and Universities - Lithuania __ List of schools with direct contact links. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/lt.html

Country Profile: Lithuania __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "The largest of the three Baltic states, Lithuania has sought to reassert its place in Europe since declaring its independence from the Soviet Union in 1990." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1106095.stm
 
Economy of Lithuania __ "Lithuanian economy today is based on capitalist free market principles, and has enjoyed high growth rates in the last decade as it entered the European Union together with other Baltic states. The government pursues a flat tax and the unemployment rate is fairly low." an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Lithuania 

Embassy of the Republic of the Lithuania to the United States of America __ This is an excellent place to begin your study of Lithuania. You will find an overview of the country, news, travel information, foreign policy and much more. - illustrated - From Lithuanian Embassy - http://www.ltembassyus.org/

Ethnologue report for Lithuania __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Lithuania. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Lithuania


 
EUROPA - Enlargement: Candidate Country - Lithuania __ A very detailed overview of Lithuania. - From European Commission - http://europa.eu.int/comm/enlargement/lithuania/

Lithuania __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/lithuania/

Lithuania __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/lithuania.html
 
Lithuania __ "Although small and less than spectacular, Lithuania boasts attractions ranging from the intriguing Curonian Spit and the strange Hill of Crosses to the urban pleasures of Vilnius, the historic, lively capital." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/lithuania/

Lithuania __ A good overview of Lithuania, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107730.html

Lithuania Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=144&countryName=Lithuania

Lithuania Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate ... __ "Lithuania Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." this and more. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/lithuania/economy/index.html 

Lithuania Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little ~ezentity_quot+ezentity_quot~ icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Lithuania - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ You will find a Lithuania Interactive Factbook: Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/lithuania_geography.html

Lithuania: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/bllithuania.htm

lithuania map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/lt.htm

Lithuania Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Lithuania as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Lithuania and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/lithuania 
 
Lithuania Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the Lithuania video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/lithuania/

Maps Of Lithuania __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Lithuania.html

President of the Republic of Lithuania __ Meet the president and learn what his powers of office are. You will find a biography, interviews, speeches and statements. - From the Office of the President - http://www.president.lt/en/

Travel Lithuania __ Official Lithuanian tourism website. You will find all you need to plan a business trip or a great vacation. - illustrated - From Travel-Lithuania.com - http://www.travel-lithuania.com/_flashcontrols/welcome_new.htm


 

 

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