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Lithuania
(2,666 words)

Lietuvos Respublika (The Republic of Lithuania)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

2,852,000

Area

65,000 sq. km (25,000 sq. mi)

Population density

44/sq. km (110/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

-0.55% (per 1,000: births 11, deaths 15)

Under 15 years

15%

Urban dwellers

68% (-0.12% p.a.)

Capital city

Vilnius 539,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

85% Lithuanian, 7% Polish, 6% Russian, 1% Belarusian, …

Cite this page
“Lithuania”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02LTU>
First published online: 2020



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