National Symbols of Lithuania

Lithuania is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Latvia, Belarus, Poland, . The capital of Lithuania is Vilnius.

The official language is Lithuanian and the Lithuanian Litas is the currency of the Lithuania. The domain is .lt and the country code is +370.

National day is celebrated on 16 Feb 1918. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Lithuania is no exception.

In Lithuania, Basketball is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Lithuanian people. Mead is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Lithuania. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Kristijonas Donelaitis, Maironis represent a national Lithuanian symbol.

The country was founded by King Mindaugas. The current president of Lithuania is Gitanas Nausėda and Ingrida Šimonytė is the Prime Minister.

In Lithuania the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Lithuanian national anthem was written by Vincas Kudirka and composed by Vincas Kudirka.

Country information

Former name(s) Lietava
Official name(s) Republic of Lithuania
Alternative name(s) Republic of Lithuania (official, English)
Regional location Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia
Country name etymology Some link it to the word lieti ("to consolidate" or "to unite"), referring to the first union of tribes in ethnic Lithuanian lands.
Climate Transitional, between maritime and continental; wet, moderate winters and summers
Terrain Lowland, many scattered small lakes, fertile soil
Population 2,722,289
National Day 16 Feb 1918
Language(s) Lithuanian
Religion Christianity Catholicism, Other Christian
Country code +370
Literacy rate 99.8%
Currency Lithuanian Litas
Capital city Vilnius
Domain(TLD) .lt
Ethnicity Lithuanians, Poles, Russians, Belarusians & Ukrainians
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Lithuanian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format yyy/mm/dd
Total area 65,300 km2 (25,200 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+2 (EET)
Average elevation 110 m (361 ft)
Coastline 90 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Lithuania

Flag map of Lithuania

Motto of Lithuania

Laisvė, vienybė, gerovė - "Freedom, Unity, Prosperity"

National animal of Lithuania

The National animal of Lithuania is White Stork

National Animal of Lithuania - White Stork

National flower of Lithuania

The National flower of Lithuania is Rue plant. Botanical name is Ruta Graveolens.

National flower of Lithuania - Rue plant

National bird of Lithuania

The National bird of Lithuania is White stork

National bird of Lithuania - White stork

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Lithuanian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

To be without learning, is to be without eyes.

You must get your son, your wife and your bread from your native village.

The King searches for a crumb.

God, take it in shirt and give me one in fur.

He is proud like a French dog.

Offer the lazy man an egg, and he’ll want you to peel it for him.

It’s good when a dog is a friend, it’s bad when a friend is a dog.

I can neither read, nor write, but they promise to make me a king.

He is happy like one who got a steed for present.

From a big cloud comes little rain.

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