Latvians in Lithuania
0.07% of the Lithuanian Population
|Regions with significant populations|
|Palanga, tiny population in Vilnius and Klaipėda|
|Protestantism, Roman Catholicism|
|Related ethnic groups|
The Latvian minority in Lithuania (Latvian: latvieši, Lithuanian: latviai) numbered 2,025 persons at the 2011 census, and at 0.07% of the total population of Lithuania, being the 9th biggest national minority. The Latvian national minority in Lithuania has a long history.
According to the 2011 census, 46.2% of Latvians speak Latvian as their mother tongue, while Lithuanian is native for 27.8%, Russian - 14.6% of Latvians. 3.95% of Latvians are bilingual in terms that they have 2 mother tongues.
Cities with a relatively significant Latvian proportion:
Famous Lithuanians of Latvian descent
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