Capital name: Vilnius
Type of Government: Parliamentary democracy
Population: 3,545,319
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).
Symbolism:The national symbol is Vytis, the white knight, sitting astride his horse and brandishing a sword; he symbolizes the nation's struggle to defend itself from intruders. The national plant is rue, and the national bird is the stork. The flag consists of horizontal stripes in yellow, green, and red; the colors symbolize nature (sun and trees) and traditional values such as solidarity and national pride.

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Location: Lithuania is a state on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea.
Largest cities: Vilnius (553,200), Kaunas (373,700), Klaipeda (191,600), Siauliai (132,700), Panevezys (118,800).
Administrative division: the territory of Lithuania is divided into 10 counties. Counties are subdivided into 60 municipalities. Municipalities consist of 546 elderships.

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10.000 B.C. (Paleolithic period) - the first settlers of Lithuania arrived in.
1236s Lithuania is unified and led by King Mindaugas.
1998s Singing revolution
2004s Lithuania becomes a member of EU and NATO.

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Cultural heritage
Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis
Juozas Zikaras
Vladas Eidukevicius

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The National Museum of Lithuania
M.K.Ciurlionis National Art Museum
Folk Museum

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King Mindaugas

1236s: Lithuania is unified and led by King Mindaugas.