1. Lithuania - Wikipedia
Description: Lithuania was historically home to a significant Jewish community and was an important centre of Jewish scholarship and culture from the 18th century until the eve of World War II. Of the approximately 220,000 Jews who lived in Lithuania in June 1941, almost all were killed during the Holocaust.
2. Lithuania | History, Population, Flag, Map, Capital ...
Description: Lithuania, country of northeastern Europe, the southernmost and largest of the three Baltic states. Lithuania was a powerful empire that dominated much of eastern Europe in the 14th–16th centuries before becoming part of the Polish-Lithuanian confederation for the next two centuries. Lithuania Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
3. Lithuania - United States Department of State
Description: The United States established diplomatic relations with Lithuania in 1922, following its declaration of independence during World War I. Lithuania was forcibly annexed by the Soviet Union in 1940 during World War II. In 1990, Lithuania proclaimed its renewed independence and international recognition followed.
4. Lithuania 2021: Best of Lithuania Tourism - Tripadvisor
Description: Lithuania Tourism: Tripadvisor has 236,076 reviews of Lithuania Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Lithuania resource.
5. Lithuania travel | Europe - Lonely Planet
Description: Lithuania's capital has an Old Town of rare authenticity: marvellously intact, its pebbly streets are lined with weather-worn period buildings that hide cafes, boutiques and dainty guesthouses. Vilnius doesn't hide its battle scars. The city was once nicknamed the 'Jerusalem of the north' but its Jewish community was largely destroyed in WWII.
6. Lithuania Maps & Facts - World Atlas
Description: Lithuania is a Baltic country situated in North Eastern Europe. It is geographically positioned both in the Northern and Eastern hemispheres of the Earth. Lithuania is located on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea and on the southeast of Denmark and Sweden.
7. History of Lithuania - Wikipedia
Description: The history of Lithuania dates back to settlements founded many [specify] thousands of years ago, but the first written record of the name for the country dates back to 1009 AD. Lithuanians, one of the Baltic peoples, later conquered neighboring lands and established the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the 13th century (and also a short-lived Kingdom of Lithuania).
8. Lithuania - History | Britannica
Description: Lithuanians are an Indo-European people belonging to the Baltic group. They are the only branch within the group that managed to create a state entity in premodern times. The Prussians, overrun by the Teutonic Order in the 13th century, became extinct by the 18th century.
9. Culture of Lithuania: Ethnicities, Religions, Arts and ...
Description: The majority ethnicity in Lithuania is Lithuanians, who make up 85,08% of the population and are the country's original inhabitants. Poles come second (6,65%), mostly concentrated in Southeast Lithuania, including Vilnius. Russians are third at 5,88% with their liveliest communities in cities.
10. COVID-19 Information | U.S. Embassy in Lithuania
Description: Lithuania has imposed a nationwide quarantine until April 30, 2021. For the most current information about the new restrictions, please visit the Ministry of Health’s web page at https://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/covid-19-related-restrictions-1 Traveling between municipalities is no longer restricted.