Is Lithuanian an ethnicity?

Литовский язык

Is Lithuanian Caucasian?

According to the census conducted in 2001, 83.45% of the population of Lithuania identified themselves as Lithuanians, 6.74% as Poles, 6.31% as Russians, 1.23% as Belarusians, and 2.27% as members of other ethnic groups.

Lithuanians.

Lietuviai
Ukraine 20,000
Sweden 15,596 (2019)
Denmark 15,225 (2021)
Australia 13,600

Are Lithuanians a minority?

The percentage of ethnic Lithuanians has increased from 79.6% in 1989 to 83.5% in 2001; the percentage of Poles has decreased from 7.0% to 6.7%, Russians from 9.4% to 6.3%.

Independent modern Lithuania (1990–present)

Ethnic groups Total population Compared to all population, %
Other (2,356) 0.1

What culture is Lithuanian?

Culture of Lithuania combines an indigenous heritage, represented by the unique Lithuanian language, with Nordic cultural aspects and Christian traditions resulting from historical ties with Poland.

How do Lithuanians look?

They have fair skin, more than 80% have light-colored eyes and many have light-colored hair (a stereotypical Lithuanian is thus blue-eyed blonde, even though such people are a minority). Lithuanians are among the tallest peoples of the world (this maybe explains their affinity for basketball).

How are Lithuanians like?

To start off, Lithuanians are kind and sensual people. They are extremely tight with their families, and it’s that core that shows its colors more times than not. However, somewhat contradictory to that, the Lithuanian people are typically Libertarian minded people.

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Who is the most famous Lithuanian?

Famous Lithuanians

  • Violeta Urmana. Opera singer.
  • Jurgis Mačiūnas. Artist.
  • Birutė Galdikas. Anthropologist, environmentalist.
  • Arūnas Matelis. Film director.
  • Rūta Šepetys. Writer.
  • Žydrūnas Savickas. Strongman.
  • David Geringas. Cellist and Conductor.
  • Ilja Laurs. Businessman.

Lithuanians are an Indo-European people belonging to the Baltic group. They are the only branch within the group that managed to create a state entity in premodern times. The Prussians, overrun by the Teutonic Order in the 13th century, became extinct by the 18th century.

Are Lithuanians dark?

Ethnic lithuanians tend to be more dark than blond. There are some blonds, but most have light brown to dark brown hair.

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