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Lithuania

Lithuania (i/ˌlɪθuːˈeɪniə/ or /ˌlɪθjuːˈeɪniə/; Lithuanian: Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublika) is a country in Northern Europe, the largest of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. It borders Latvia to the north, Belarus to the east and south, Poland to the south, and a Russian exclave (Kaliningrad Oblast) to the southwest. Lithuania has an estimated population of 3 million as of 2012, and its capital and largest city is Vilnius. The Lithuanians are a Baltic people, and the official language, Lithuanian, is one of only two living languages (together with Latvian) in the Baltic branch of the Indo-European language family.

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Lithuania - Culture - Sports
... The Lithuania national basketball team has had significant success in international basketball events ... Lithuania has produced a number of NBA players Arvydas Sabonis, Žydrūnas Ilgauskas, Šarūnas Marčiulionis, Darius Songaila, Šarūnas Jasikevičiu ... In 2011, Lithuania hosted the men's European Basketball Championship EuroBasket 2011 ...
Euro Basket 1939 - Results
... The winning team was Lithuania ... In retrospect, the most important match was Lithuania vs Latvia in the first round ... Lithuania won by 1 point, and this was the eventual winning margin of the championship ...
Albrycht Stanisław Radziwiłł
... as the Lesser Lithuanian Chancellor from 1619, the Grand Chancellor of Lithuania and Starosta of Vilnius from 1623, was a member of the powerful Radziwi ... he was in charge of foreign policies and internal affairs of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, as he held the posts Lesser Lithuanian Chancellor of Lithuania (since ... Supporter of King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania Sigismund III Vasa, he often stood in opposition to his son and successor, Władysław IV Waza ...
Duchy Of Samogitia
... Księstwo żmudzkie) had been the administrative unit of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania from 1422 (and from 1569, a part of the Polish-Lithuanian ... The Grand Duke of Lithuania also held the title of Duke of Samogitia, although the actual ruler of the province, responsible to the Duke was known as the General Elder (Seniūnas) of Samogitia ... in the western part of the present Republic of Lithuania ...
1999 FIFA Women's World Cup Qualification (UEFA) - CLASS B - Group E
14 2 ... Estonia 31 ... Lithuania 48 ... August 16, 1997 Lithuania 3–2 Estonia Lithuania ...