Overview - Lithuania

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Capital:Vilnius
Area:65,200 km²
Population:3,585,906 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Lithuanian (official) - 82%, Russian - 8%, Polish - 5.6%, others and unspecified - 4.4%.
Religion(s):Roman Catholic - 79%, Russian Orthodox - 4.1%, Protestant (Lutheran and Evangelical Christian Baptist) - 1.9%, others and unspecified - 5.5%, none - 9.5%.
Ethnic Group(s):Lithuanian - 83.4%, Polish - 6.7%, Russian - 6.3%, others and unspecified - 3.6%.