Lithuania in figures (edition 2023)
Oficial name of the state – Republic of Lithuania
Total (land) area – 65.3 thous. km2
Capital – Vilnius
Independence of the Republic of Lithuania:
proclamation – 16 February 1918
restoration – 11 March 1990
|Highest legislative body –
Seimas (141 members; term of office – 4 years)
|President of the Republic of Lithuania –
|Speaker of the Seimas –
|Prime Minister –
Administrative territorial division
Territorial administrative units – counties (10) and municipalities (60).
County is a higher administrative unit of the territory of the Republic of Lithuania, the governance wherein is organised by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania.
Municipality (mun.) is a territorial administrative unit of the Republic of Lithuania administered by the bodies of self-government elected by the community of residents pursuant to the Law on Local Self-Government of the Republic of Lithuania and other respective laws.