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Lithuania
Lithuania

The World Language Process program of the UNKOMMON Foundation is proposing a World Conference / Congress on the subject of a Universal Auxiliary Language.

We would like to have participants from every country in the world including individuals from as many languages possible.

As people agree to participate we hope to update these web pages.

Persons the WLP Proposes to Participate
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Geographic Location
Location:

    Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia

Border countries:

    Belarus 502 km, Latvia 453 km, Poland 91 km, Russia (Kaliningrad) 227 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

3,596,617 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Lithuanian 83.4%, Polish 6.7%, Russian 6.3%, other or unspecified 3.6% (2001 census)

Religions: Roman Catholic 79%, Russian Orthodox 4.1%, Protestant (including Lutheran and Evangelical Christian Baptist) 1.9%, other or unspecified 5.5%, none 9.5% (2001 census)

Languages Spoken:

Lithuanian (official) 82%, Russian 8%, Polish 5.6%, other and unspecified 4.4% (2001 census)

Literacy:
male: 99.7%
female:99.6% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Vilnius

Number of provinces

10 counties (apskritys, singular - apskritis); Alytaus, Kauno, Klaipedos, Marijampoles, Panevezio, Siauliu, Taurages, Telsiu, Utenos, Vilniaus

Universities go here.

Lithuania


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