Flag of Lithuania (GIF)



The flag of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos vėliava) is a three-color flag consisting of three horizontal yellow, green, and red bands. The yellow color symbolizes the sun and prosperity. The color green refers to forests, rural areas, freedom, and hope. And the red color represents the blood and courage of those who sacrificed their lives for Lithuania. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 3:5, and the flag was adopted on April 25, 1918.

The Lithuanian coat of arms consists of a red shield depicting a mounted knight in armor holding a sword and a shield with a double cross.

The Lithuania flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania, is a country in the Baltic region of northeastern Europe. Its capital is Vilnius, and its population is about 2.795 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Belarus, Latvia, Poland, Russia, and Sweden.

The waving flag of Lithuania with its coat of arms (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Vilnius
Other major city:Kaunas
Official language:Lithuanian
Region:Northern Europe
Ethnic groups:84.2% Lithuanian,
6.6% Pole,
5.8% Russian,
1.2% Belarusian,
0.5% Ukrainian,
1.7% other
Religions:82.1% Christian,
1.70% other religions,
6.1% non-religious,
10.1% undeclared
Nationality name:Lithuanian
Area:65,300 km²
(25,200 sq mi)
Population:2.795 million (2021)
Currency:Euro
Country codes:LT, LTU (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.lt
Calling code:+370
Flag emoji code:🇱🇹


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos vėliava ir herbas; Russian: Флаг и герб Литвы), GIF (Russian: гиф)

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