What country was Lithuania before it was Lithuania?

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Before Lithuania was the country it is today, it was part of a major empire. This empire was the Soviet Union (USSR). It was an empire created by the country of Russia after the downfall of their previous empire. The Soviet Empire then broke up into about 15 countries, one of those being the modern day Lithuania.
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Where is Lithuania?

Lithuania is in Europe Lithuania is located in Europe, northeast of Poland. It lies to the north of Belarus and to the south of Latvia, on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea.

What are the bordering countries of Lithuania?

Belarus to the Southeast, Baltic-Russia to the Southwest, Latvia to the North, Poland to the South and the Baltic Sea to the West. Latvia, Belarus, Poland and Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast).

How rich is Lithuania?

Yes, they are. Lithuania is probably the richest counrty in Europe because they have very little people. population (3,565,205)

Is Lithuania a good country?

i think Lithuania is a beautiful country as i have grow up in Lithuania and i have loved Lithuania since my first day alive so it is worth to go to Lithuania for a Holiday i promise and its not a poor country it is not in africe

What is the landscape in Lithuania?

Lithuania is situated in Northern Europe. It has around 99 kilometres (61.5 mi) of sandy coastline, of which only about 38 kilometres (24 mi) face the open Baltic Sea and which is the shortest among the Baltic Sea countries ; the rest of the coast is sheltered by the Curonian sand peninsula . Li (MORE)

What country is Lithuania in?

Lithuania is itself a country and has sovereignty over its issues, meaning it is able to make its own laws and decide which laws of other countries it will abide by.

What is the symbol for Lithuania?

The state emblem of the Republic of Lithuania is Vytis (the White Knight). The heraldic shield features a red field with an armoured knight on a white horse holding a silver sword aloft in his right hand. The charging knight is known to have been first used as the state emblem in 1366 on the seal of (MORE)

What is it like in Lithuania?

Warm summers, cold winters, wonderful autumns and springs. People hate their government, love basketball, beer, don't like gays and men working as hairstylists. Cities fighting each other, until Olympics/World/Europe basketball championship begins, and we all become friends for a couple of weeks. (MORE)

Does Lithuania have states?

No, it is a single republic, divided into 10 counties (apskritys, singular - apskritis); Alytaus, Kauno, Klaipedos, Marijampoles, Panevezio, Siauliu, Taurages, Telsiu, Utenos, Vilniaus.

Who explored Lithuania?

The first one who marked Lithuania's territory in a map was Herodotus. Lithuania was never "explored" in the sense of the word, since it was active in trade relations with the Roman Empire, hence was known ever since those times, although in many different names.

Who was Lithuania ruled by?

Mindaugas 1238-1263 Treniota 1263-1264 VaiÅ¡algas (VaiÅ¡elga) 1264-1267 Å varnas 1267-1269 Traidenis 1269-1281 Daumantas 1281-1285 Butigeidis 1285-1291 Butvydas (Pukuveras) 1291-1295 Vytenis 1295-1316 Gediminas 1316-1341 Jaunutis 1341-1345 Algirdas 1345-1377 Jogaila (I kartÄ (MORE)

What country is better Latvia Lithuania or Estonia?

...An answer without my opinion here. I will search up which has a better quality of life. I used another site, and it says Estonia , but not by much. Latvia is second best. Lithuania is the third best. Visit this, it's where I got my information from: http://nationranking.files.wordpress.c (MORE)

Why do you need pointless countries like Lithuania?

Lithuania is not a pointless country. All countries exist by right and none are pointless, no matter what their size or power. There are many small countries that have little impact on the world, but none of them are pointless.

How was Lithuania before the Soviet Union?

Honestly? Lithuania was great! We were a nice country with no corrupted (well, in these days...) politicians, our basketball team was probably the best in the world, many noble and smart people got back in Lithuania from US or Canada (they came back when the WWII begun, and the Soviets ocupated Lith (MORE)

How did Lithuania get its name?

Scientists aren't sure so far, but there are some theories. "Lietuva" reffer to: . Litovnija - the land of seaside translated from (I don't know) language . Litus - seaside . Lietuva - lėtųjų kraštas - Lithuania is the land of slower ones . Lietava - the river in Lithuania . Lieti (MORE)

Did Lithuania have gods?

Since the old Lithuanian religion before Christianity was paganism so the true Lithuanians used to believe in many nature gods. Example: Fire, Earth, Wind, Thunder, etc... Paganism is still promoted by some people in LT.

Which country is Lithuania?

Lithuania is a great country, it is right next to Latvia, Estonia, Belarus and Poland. I sould now because i actually lived there. Trust me its amazing in winter its pure cold and you can get the feeling that your like in Antarctica. However in summer its nice and warm because its like 40 degrees ou (MORE)

How are you in Lithuania?

In Lithuania the people feel like wired words when they say something because im from Lithuania and the Capital of Lithuania is Vilnus I know!

What is the leaders of Lithuania?

Dalia Grybauskaitė is currently a president, Andrius Kubilius is a Prime Minister and Irena Degutienė is the head of the Parliament

How hot do it get in Lithuania?

Maximum that can get in summers is around 35C in summers but that lasts for maybe a week. Normally summers are about 25-30C in day.

How did Lithuania become a free country?

Lithuania's government had a good relationship with USA, so therefore USA 'asked' Russia to stop fighting against rebels in Lithuania. Russia 'agreed' because it didn't want to look like a bastard by invading small and weak country compared to Russia. Last attempt to invade Lithuania was on 1991 J (MORE)

How many countries are in Lithuania?

Lithuania is its own country and does not have any nations residing within its borders. Lithuania also does not contain states, although it does have counties.

Why do people think Lithuania is a real country?

It might have something to do with the fact that it meets all reasonable definitions of a "real country", and you'd have to be some kind of anti-Lithuania bigot with an agenda to say it wasn't.

What was the currency of Lithuania before the euro?

Lithuania does not use the Euro. It's currency is the Litas. Only 17 of the 27 \ncountries that are members of the organisation called the European Union\nuse the Euro. The other 10 countries, Lithuania being one of them, use \ntheir own currencies.

What is the clothing for Lithuania?

well Lithuanian clothes are kind of the same....In special traditional concerts girl.has her hair done with two plaits white hairband and wear traditional clothes.And that's it Lithuanian clothes are not so special but still fun to learn about.....

Is Lithuania a poor or rich country?

Lithuania is a moderately rich country, in the upper middle income category, similar to Portugal, Italy, Poland, Argentina and Korea as an example.

What iss Lithuania?

Lithuania is a former soviet republic in the Baltic region of Europe, it borders Latvia, Belarus, Russia (Kaliningrad) and Poland

When was Lithuania established?

The modern country of Lithuania was established in 1991 and was the first Soviet to leave the USSR. A Lithuanian country was first established in 1253.

Why are Estonia Latvia and Lithuania called the baltic countries?

Baltic countrieshave its name for being bounded on the west and north by the BalticSea. Latvia is a democratic, parliamentary republic located inBaltic region neighboring with Russia. Latvia became independent in1918, and was occupied by the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany duringthe second world war a (MORE)

What is the noun for Lithuania?

The word Lithuania, which is the name of a country, is a proper noun . A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, or thing. The word Lithuania is the name of a specific place. The adjective derived from the noun Lithuania, it is Lithuanian.

Is Lithuania a safe country?

Well I don't really think so I have lives there all my life and I have witnessed some horrible thing like people Gettin hit by cars but it's a lovely place