Travel Information for Lithuania
Time zone:GMT +2 (Eastern European time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Lithuanian Other languages:    Russian, Polish
Currency: euros (EUR)

$1 = 0.89, £1 = 1.19

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.ltInternational Dialling Code:    370

For help planning your trip to Lithuania including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Lithuania trip planning page.



Further information on Lithuania

Discover more about Lithuania - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of lithuania

Total area: 65,300 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 90 km (Baltic Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): Belarus (680km), Latvia (576km), Poland (91km), Russia (227km)

Highest mountain: Juozapines Kalnas (294m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Lithuania from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

IndexStatusRank
Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexFlawed democracy 38/167
Economic FreedomMostly Free 15/179
Press FreedomSatisfactory situation 31/179
ILGA LGBT rightsSome rights -
Corruption PerceptionsLow corruption 39/174
Overall Ranking:    30/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Republic of Lithuania     Status: Independent Country

Population: 3,505,738 (rank: 131/196)     Density: 53.6 people/sq km (rank: 123/196)

Ethnic groups: Lithuanian 83.4%, Polish 6.7%, Russian 6.3%, other or unspecified 3.6% (2001 census)

Religions: Roman Catholic 79%, Russian Orthodox 4.1%, Protestant (including Lutheran and Evangelical Christian Baptist) 1.9%, other or unspecified 5.5%, none 9.5% (2001 census)

GDP (PPP): $67.43 billion       GDP per capita: $22,600 (rank: 48/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.