The Lithuanian head of state is the president, elected directly for a five-year term, who also functions as commander in chief overseeing foreign and security policy.
The Lithuanian landscape is glacially flat, except for morainic hills in the western uplands and eastern highlands no higher than 300 meters, with the highest point being the Juozapines[?] at 292 m.
Over 80% of the Lithuanian population is ethnically Lithuanian and speaks the Lithuanian language, one of the two remaining living members of the Baltic language group, which is also the only official state language.
Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuva; official Â— Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in northern Europe.The largest of the three Baltic States situated along the Baltic Sea, it shares borders with Latvia to the north, Belarus to the southeast, Poland and the Russian exclave of the Kaliningrad Oblast to the southwest.
The Lithuanian lands were united by Mindaugas in 1236, and neighboring countries referred to it as "the state of Lithuania".
The Lithuanian head of state is the President, elected directly for a five-year term; he or she may serve a maximum of two consecutive terms.
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