TITLE

Background Note: Lithuania

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Republic of Lithuani;Feb2007, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on Lithuania. The country has an area of 65,200 square kilometers. It has 3,403,284 inhabitants as of 2006, which are mainly Lithuanians, Poles and Russians. The country has a parliamentary democracy type of government with an annual economic growth rate of 7.4 percent.
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24286714

 

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