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Saturday, 20 April 2013 02:09

England

QuickFacts


  • Most of Lithuanians in the UK live in England;
  • London has by far the largest Lithuanian population in the UK, with an estimated 100,000 Lithuanians, largely concentrated in the boroughs of Hammersmith, Ealing, Enfield and Haringey;
  • Interestingly enough, 100,000 Lithuanians makes London the 6th largest Lithuanian city, displacing Alytus in southern Lithuania, which has a population of 63,000.
  • Other big Lithuanian communities in Engalnd can be found in Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Bradford;
  • Although most of Lithuanians immigrated to England after Lithuania’s accession to the EU, the history of Lithuanian community in London dates back to 19th century;
  • Headley Park Hotel, a Lithuanian zone in the old St. Patrick Roman Catholic cemetery and St. Casmir Roman Catholic church are reminders of a remarkable Lithuanian community life  that thrived in London in the 20th century;
  • Modern Lithuanian imigration to England has successfully renewed the community, continuing old traditions and founding numerous new organizations and institutions;
Saturday, 20 April 2013 02:10

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Saturday, 20 April 2013 02:10

Wales

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Saturday, 20 April 2013 02:10

Scotland

QuickFacts


  • It is believed that up to 20,000 Lithuanians might be living in Scotland today;
  • Most Lithuanians came to Scotland looking for work after Lithuania was accepted into the European Union in 2004;
  • Regions with significant populations – throughout Lanarkshire and Ayrshire specifically Greater Glasgow;
  • There have been close links between Scotland and Lithuania since at least the 16th century;
  • The first wave of the Lithuanian immigration to Scotland occurred during the latter part of the 19th century;
  • 5,000 to 10,000 residents of Scotland at the start of the 20th century believed to be of Lithuanian decent;
Saturday, 20 April 2013 01:47

Rest

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Saturday, 20 April 2013 01:46

Kaliningrad

Quick Facts


  • The Lithuanian community in the Kaliningrad region (about 20,000 people) is the largest group of Lithuanians that compactly lives in a single subject of the Russian Federation;
  • There are 38 national-cultural organizations of Lithuanians in Russia, almost half of them – 18 – in the Kaliningrad region;
  • This is why the city of Kaliningrad was chosen as the venue for establishment of the Federal National-Cultural Autonomy of Lithuanians in the Russian Federation with headquarters in Kaliningrad;
Wednesday, 03 April 2013 23:16

Thuringia

Thuringia

Wednesday, 03 April 2013 23:16

Sachsen-Anhalt

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Wednesday, 03 April 2013 23:16

Sachsen

sachsen

Wednesday, 03 April 2013 23:15

Saarland

Saarland

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