Country: Lithuania

Population: 3,575,439

Capital: Vilnius

Time Zone: UTC+2

Currency Name: litas (LTL)

Government Type: Parliamentary democracy

Languages: Lithuanian (official) 82%, Russian 8%, Polish 5.6%, other and unspecified 4.4%

Ethnic Breakdown: Lithuanian 83.4%, Polish 6.7%, Russian 6.3%, other or unspecified 3.6%

Religion: Roman Catholic 79%, Russian Orthodox 4.1%, Protestant (including Lutheran and Evangelical Christian Baptist) 1.9%, other or unspecified 5.5%, none 9.5%

Major Cities: Vilnius

Phone Country Code: 370

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website: http://www.tourism.lt/en/

High Travel Season: June - August

Voltage: 220 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: c, f

Major Holidays: January 1 (New Year's Day), February 16 (Day of Re-establishment of the State of Lithuania), March 11 (Day of Restitution of Independence of Lithuania), Easter, May 1 (Labor Day), Mother's Day, June 24 (St. John's Day), July 6 (Statehood Day), August 15 (Assumption Day), November 1 (All Saints Day), December 25-26 (Christmas)

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Austeja, is a Lithuanian bee goddess.