The Republic of Lithuania is a country in the Baltic region of Europe and is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea. Lithuania covers a territory of 65,286 square meters and is divided into five ethnographic regions: Aukštaitija, Suvalkija, Dzūkija, Žemaitija, and Mažoji Lietuva (Lithuania Minor) It is bordered by Latvia to the north, Belarus to the east and south, Poland to the south, and Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) to the southwest. Lithuania has an estimated population of 2.8 million people as of 2019[update], and its capital and largest city is Vilnius. Other major cities are Kaunas and Klaipėda. The official language, Lithuanian, is one of only two living languages in the Baltic branch of the Indo-European language family, the other being Latvian. Lithuania has been a member state of the European Union and part of the Schengen Area since 2004 and adopted the Euro in 2015.
National Cultural Organizations
Lithuanian Culture Guide (About, Artists, Organizations, Events)
International Cultural Cooperation