Capital: Vilnius

Language: Lithuanian

Area: 65300 km²

Population: 2821674

Timezone : UTC/GTM 2

Currency: euro (€)

Code: +370

Electric sockets: 230 V AC, 50Hz. Type F also known as Schuko. This socket also works with plug C (standard European plug) and plug E

Lithuania is a member of the Schengen Area.

To travel to Lithuania, U.S. citizens are required to:

  • Hold a valid U.S. passport
  • From 2022, have an ETIAS visa waiver for Lithuania

ETIAS is an electronic travel authorization, not a visa, the online application will be fast and efficient.

U.S. citizens staying in Lithuania for more than 90-days:

  • ETIAS for Americans is only valid for short-term stays of up to 90 days. If you intend to remain in Lithuania longer than 90 days, you must obtain the appropriate visa.

U.S. Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania

Address: Akmenų g. 6 Vilnius, Lithuania LT-03106

Phone: (+370) 5 266 5500

Fax: (+370) 5 266 5510

Tourist Travel Information about Lithuania

etias lithuaniaLithuania is located in Eastern Europe, between Latvia and Russia, and stands bordered by the Baltic Sea, Belarus, and Poland. Lithuania is one of the countries that make up the Baltic States along with Estonia and Latvia.

Lithuania is spread over an area of approximately 65,300 sq km (25,212 sq miles), it is about the same size as the state of West Virginia, and enjoys 99 kilometers (61.5 mi) of sandy coastline.

Lithuania is also known as the country of gently rolling hills, forests, rivers, streams, and lakes. It has 816 rivers and more than 2,800 lakes, and forest covers 1/3 of the country, including many protected regions and national parks.

Lithuania is a “very high human development” country. Lithuania has been among the fastest growing economies in the European Union. Basketball is the country’s national sport, and their national team is ranked third worldwide. Several players have even joined the NBA.

Interesting facts

  • There is an oak tree in Lithuania that has survived The Crusades. The Stelmuze oak is the oldest tree in Europe
  • Every year the river Vilnia is dyed bright emerald green for St. Patrick’s Day. The idea originated in Chicago in the sixties, when Irish plumbers discovered an entirely harmless way of dyeing water
  • Lithuania has its own scent, called ‘the Scent of Lithuania’, with notes of wild flowers, lilacs, amber, ginger, raspberry, sandalwood and musk
  • Vilnius has an anonymous swing foundation. It’s a group of people who install swings all around the city, often changing their locations
  • White storks are the national symbol of Lithuania and children still believe storks bring babies. For a very good reason, though: Lithuania is home to over 13,000 pairs of storks

Medical Information for U.S. citizens

Recommended vaccines:

  • Routine Vaccines
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies


  • 112 is the pan-European emergency number and is always free to call
  • 112 - Emergency
  • 01 - Fire brigade
  • 02 - Police
  • 03 - Ambulance

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