Key Information & Facts of Lithuania

General Points to Know and Traveler's Information for Visiting

Updated: 18 February 2016.

General Info

Vilnius

is the capital and largest city.

Euro (€) (EUR)

is the national currency. Its sub-unit is the cent (1/100).

'Lithuanian'

is the demonym for the people of this country. Don’t know what that is, or want to learn more?Read more about demonyms via this article »

Lithuanian

is the main language spoken.

65,300

km2 (25,212 mi2) is its area.

LT

is the 2-digit ISO country code.

'Lietuva'

is the endonym for the country, the name that the locals call their country, in their own language.

2,884,840

is the population (2016 estimate).

+370

is the country’s calling (dialing) code.

Eastern European Time (UTC +2)

is the country’s time zone; summer is Eastern European Summer Time (UTC +3).

Latin

is the script used in the Lithuanian language.

For the Travelers

Right

is the side of the road they drive on.

Types C & F

are the country’s electricity adapter types, as defined by the IEC.Learn more about the different plug and socket types »

18

is the smoking age.

18

is the drinking age.

16

is the age of consent.

112

is the general emergency number.

Do I Need A Visa?

Find out the requirements over at VisaHQ » (aff. link)

Government & Identity

Dalia Grybauskaitė

is the president.

Parliamentary Republic

is the country’s form/structure of government.

Algirdas Butkevičius

is the prime minister.

Seimas

is the country’s legislating body.

'Tautiška Giesmė'

is the country’s national anthem (lit. “National Hymn”).
Lithuania Flag

Key Cities & Regions

Vilnius | Kaunas

Klaipėda | Šiauliai

Panevėžys | Marijampolė

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