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Lietuva

Lietuvių Lietuva - Lietuvos Respublika

Lietuvos Respublika, valstybė pačiame geografinės Europos centre (Baltijos jūros pietrytinėje pakrantėje) ir Vakarų Europos civilizacinio arealo rytiniame pakraštyje. Ribojasi su šiomis valstybėmis: Latvija (sausumos sienos ilgis — 588 km, jūros siena — 22 km), Baltarusija (sienos ilgis — 677 km), Lenkija (sienos ilgis — 104 km), Rusija (Kaliningrado sritis) (sausumos sienos ilgis — 255 km, Kuršių mariomis — 18 km, jūra — 22 km). Baltijos jūros pakrantės ilgis — 90 km. Bendras Lietuvos sienos plotas - 1732 km.

Polski Litwa - Republika Litewska

Republika Litewska, państwo w Europie, jeden z krajów bałtyckich, członek Unii Europejskiej i NATO; graniczy od zachodu z Rosją (obwodem kaliningradzkim), od południowego zachodu z Polską, od wschodu z Białorusią, od północy z Łotwą.

Русский Литва́ - Лито́вская Респу́блика

Лито́вская Респу́блика государство в Европе, на восточном побережье Балтийского моря. На севере граничит с Латвией, на юго-востоке — с Белоруссией, на юго-западе — c Польшей и Калининградской областью России. Член НАТО (с 2004), ЕС (с 2004), ВТО, ООН.

English Lithuania - Republic of Lithuania

The Republic of Lithuania is a country in northern Europe. The largest of the three Baltic States situated along the Baltic Sea, it shares borders with ► Latvia to the north, ► Belarus to the southeast, ► Poland and the ► Russian enclave of the Kaliningrad Oblast to the southwest.


Short name  Lithuania
Official name Republic of Lithuania
Status Independent country from 1918, subject to soviet and nazi military occupation from 1940 to 1991, regained indipendence in 1991., member of the ► European Union since 2004
Location North Europe
Capital Vilnius
Population 2,794,090 inhabitants
Area 65,303 km²
Major languages Lithuanian (official)
Major religions Roman Catholicism
More information Lithuania, Geography of Lithuania, History of Lithuania and Politics of Lithuania
More images Lithuania - Lithuania (Category).

In Lithuanian

General maps

  Map of Lithuania
  Map of Lithuania (German)[1]
  High resolution map of Lithuania (blank or German language available)[2][3][4]
 
 
  Physical map of Lithuania
  Physical map
  Physical map

Maps of divisions

This section holds maps of the administrative divisions.

  Counties of Lithuania
  Counties and municipalities of Lithuania
  Elderships of Lithuania

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Lithuania, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Lithuania.

Early history

  Baltic Tribes around 1200
  The Monastic state of the Teutonic Knights 1225-1250

Independent Lithuania

  Map showing changes in the territory of Lithuania from the 13th century to the present day:
  • 13th century (during the reign of Mindaugas)
  • 15th century (during the reign of Vytautas the Great)
  • Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and border between its parts
  • Border of 1923 (the area of Vilnius being a part of Poland)
  • Modern Republic of Lithuania
  Lithuania in the 13th and 15th century
  The Monastic state of the Teutonic Knights 1308–1455
  The Monastic state of the Teutonic Knights 1466
  In 1386 Poland and Lithuania formed a Polish-Lithuanian personal union, succeeded in 1569 by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Large parts of present-day Belarus and Ukraine were part of Poland-Lithuania. This map shows the borders in 1466
  Lithuania and Poland in 1387
  Lithuanian language areas in the 16th century

Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth

  1569-1795: Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth - Independent country, including present-day Lithuania ► Poland

In 1569 the personal union is succeeded by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, a state that existed until the 3rd partition of 1795.
  Map of the Commonwealth in 1569

Incorporation into the Russian Empire

  The third partition meant the end of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the final division between Prussia, Russia and Austria after 3rd partition
  Lithuania's administrative divisions in the 17th century
  Lithuania after 3rd partitions (1795)
  Russian Empire
  The Russian Empire in 1866
  History of the Russian Empire (in German)
  Ethnic map of European Russia before the First World War (in French)
  Lithuania in the Russian Empire (1867-1914)
  Russia in 1912

Independent Lithuania in the interbellum

  Lithuanian claims in Poland in 1920
  Republic of ► Central Lithuania.
  Lithuania claims and the Republic of Central Lithuania
  Changing border between Lithuania and Poland. In 1923 Lithuania occupies and annexes the ► Memel Territory in the "Klaipeda Revolt". The Memel Territory was a former ► German territory under protection of the League of Nations since 1920.

Soviet annexation

  Lithuania is annexed by the Soviet Union in 1940. Location of the USSR
  Evolution of the Soviet Union
  The republics of the USSR
  Soviet Lithuania
[[|border|251x400px]] Map of the 1974 geographic location of various ethnic groups within the Soviet Union
  Soviet Union administrative divisions, 1989

Restored independence

History of other entities

Central Lithuania

  1920-1922: Republic of Central Lithuania (Vidurio Lietuvos Respublika, Republika Litwy Środkowej, Рэспубліка Сярэдняе Літвы - Respublika Siaredniaje Litvy) -

  Republic of Central Lithuania
  Lithuania claims and the Republic of Central Lithuania

Klaipėda

  1920-1923: Memel Territory (Memelgebiet, Klaipėdos kraštas) - territory under protection of the League of Nations

  The Memel Territory Klaipėda Region (Lithuanian: Klaipėdos kraštas) or Memel Territory (German: Memelland or Memelgebiet; French: Territoire de Memel) was defined by the Treaty of Versailles in 1920 when it was put under the administration of the Council of Ambassadors. The Memel Territory, situated between the river and the town of that name, was occupied by Lithuania in the "Klaipeda Revolt" of 1923, returned to Germany in 1939, and made a part of the Lithuanian SSR in 1944.
  Memel Territory annexed by Germany


Other maps

  Population density
  Ethnographic map
  Poles in Lithuania

Satellite maps

  Satellite map

Notes and references

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  • The status of various entities is disputed. See the content for the entities concerned.
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  1. See for a Bulgarian version here.
  2. Blank version of this map: Image:Lithuania-blank.png
  3. High resolution topographic map of Lithuania (German): Image:Lithuania-topo-de.png
  4. Blank version of the above: Image:Lithuania-topo-blank.png

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Former dependencies and overseas territories
Netherlands Antilles

Former disputed territories
Tamil Eelam


References