Eastern Europe - Lithuania - Nationwide Newspapers

Polish
Nasz Czas


Russian
Litovsky Kurjer


Regional Newspapers
Country Information

Location:  Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia
Geographic Coordinates:   56 00 N, 24 00 E
Area:   65,300 sq km (land: 62,680 sq km water: 2,620 sq km)
Climate:  Transitional, between maritime and continental; wet, moderate winters and summers
Languages:  Lithuanian (official) 82%, Russian 8%, Polish 5.6%, other and unspecified 4.4% (2001 census)
Population:  3,515,858 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Vilnius
Religion:  Roman Catholic 79%, Russian Orthodox 4.1%, Protestant (including Lutheran and Evangelical Christian Baptist) 1.9%(2001 census)
Ethnic Groups:  Lithuanian 84%, Polish 6.6%, Russian 5.9%, Belarusian 1.2%, other or unspecified 2.3% (2011)
Independence:  6 September 1991 (recognized by the Soviet Union)

Source:  CIA Factbook