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A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The territory of Lithuania is divided into 10 counties (Lithuanian: singular apskritis, plural apskritys), all named after their capitals.
Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.
Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+02:00 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
A seniūnija (in English: eldership, elderate, ward, parish, or subdistrict) is the smallest administrative division of Lithuania.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Havířov (Hawierzów, Cieszyn Silesian) is a city in the Karviná District, Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic.
Jelgava (Mitau; see also other names) is a city in central Latvia about southwest of Riga with about 63,000 inhabitants.
The Libau–Romny Railway was a railway line built by the Russian Empire in 1871–74 to connect Romny in Ukraine with the port in Libau (Liepāja) in present-day Latvia.
Liepāja (pronounced) (Libau; see other names) is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea.
Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.
The Lithuanian litas (ISO currency code LTL, symbolized as Lt; plural litai (nominative) or litų (genitive)) was the currency of Lithuania, until 1 January 2015, when it was replaced by the euro.
The Livonian Order was an autonomous branch of the Teutonic Order, formed in 1237.
Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.
Mažeikiai District Municipality (Mažeikių rajono savivaldybė, Samogitian: Mažėikiu rajuona savivaldībė) is located in the north-west of Lithuania, on the River Venta in Telšiai County.
Maribo is a town in Lolland municipality in Region Sjælland on the island of Lolland in south Denmark.
Lithuania is divided into three layers of administrative divisions.
Navapolatsk (Наваполацк, Navapołack (Łacinka); Новополоцк, Navapolatsk, lit. New Polotsk, Nowopołock) is a city in Vitsebsk Province, Belarus, with a population (2008 estimate) of 107,458.
Oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is transformed and refined into more useful products such as petroleum naphtha, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, jet fuel and fuel oils.
ORLEN Lietuva (former Mažeikių Nafta) is a Polish company centered on the Mažeikiai oil refinery and oil-processing plant in Lithuania.
Paide (Weißenstein) is the capital of Järva County, Estonia.
Płock (pronounced) is a city on the Vistula river in central Poland.
PKN Orlen (Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen) is a major Polish oil refiner and petrol retailer.
Privatization (also spelled privatisation) is the purchase of all outstanding shares of a publicly traded company by private investors, or the sale of a state-owned enterprise to private investors.
Lithuania can be divided into historical and cultural regions (called ethnographic regions).
Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
Saldus (Frauenburg) is a Latvian town located in Courland (Kurzeme) and is the main town in Saldus District.
Samogitia or Žemaitija (Samogitian: Žemaitėjė; Žemaitija; see below for alternate and historical names) is one of the five ethnographic regions of Lithuania. Žemaitija is located in northwestern Lithuania. Its largest city is Šiauliai. Žemaitija has a long and distinct cultural history, reflected in the existence of the Samogitian dialect.
Samogitian (Samogitian: žemaitiu ruoda, žemaitiu kalba, žemaitiu rokunda, žemaičių tarmė) is a dialect of the Lithuanian language, considered a separate language by most linguists outside Lithuania, however, recognition as such is increasing in recent years, spoken mostly in Samogitia (in the western part of Lithuania), in Northern Europe.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
A synagogue, also spelled synagog (pronounced; from Greek συναγωγή,, 'assembly', בית כנסת, 'house of assembly' or, "house of prayer", Yiddish: שול shul, Ladino: אסנוגה or קהל), is a Jewish house of prayer.
Telšiai County (Telšių apskritis) is one of ten counties in Lithuania.
A territorial dispute is a disagreement over the possession/control of land between two or more territorial entities or over the possession or control of land, usually between a new state and the occupying power.
The Venta (Latvian pronunciation, Lithuanian,,, Livonian Vǟnta joug) is a river in north-western Lithuania and western Latvia.
Vilnius (see also other names) is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city, with a population of 574,221.
The Williams Companies, Inc. is an energy company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
OJSC "Yukos Oil Company" (ОАО Нефтяна́я Компа́ния Ю́КОС) was an oil and gas company based in Moscow, Russia.