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Country name: Lithuania
Form of government: parliamentary democracy. Head of state: President, the executive branch: Government (appointed by the President), the legislative branch: Seimas (unicameral parliament, direct election).
National currency: litas (Lt). 3.4528 Lt = 1 euro.
Lithuania joined NATO 29 March 2004, and on 1 May 2004 it became a member state of the EU.
Public Holidays: January 1: New Year’s Day; February 16: Day of Reestablishment of the State of Lithuania (1918); March 11: Day of Restitution of Independence of Lithuania (from the Soviet Union, 1990); Easter (First Sunday and Monday of spring with full moon), May 1: International Labour Day
Area: 65,300 km2.
Ethnic composition: Lithuanians: 83.5%, Poles: 6.7%, Russians: 6.3%, Belorussians: 1.2%, other: 2.3%. There are 115 ethnicities in total in Lithuania.
A. Gostauto str. 40A (10th floor), LT-01112 Vilnius, Lithuania
Central PO Box 62, 01001 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel.: (+370-5) 2107400
Fax.: (+370-5) 2107401