Full name:Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika)
Capital City: Vilnius
Language:Lithuanian and Latvian
Religion: Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Protestant, evangelical Christian Baptist, Russian Orthodox, Judaism, Islam
Area: 25,174 sq mi
National Holiday: Independence Day, February 16
Industries: metal-cutting machine tools, electric motors, television sets, refrigerators and freezers, petroleum refining, shipbuilding (small ships), furniture making, textiles, food processing, fertilizers, agricultural machinery, optical equipment, electronic components, computers, amber jewelry.
Natural resources: peat, arable land, amber.
official name: Eesti Vabariik
Population: 1.4 million
Area: 45,100 sq km or 17,413 sq mi
Languages: Estonian (official)
Major Cities: Tartu, Kohtla-Jarve
Climate: Cool summers and cold winters
National Holiday: Independence Day, February 24
Industries: engineering, electronics, wood and wood products, textile; information technology, telecommunications.
Natural resources: oil shale, peat, phosphorite, clay, limestone, sand, dolomite, arable land, sea mud.
Full name:Republic of Latvia
Capital City: Riga
Religion: Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox
Area: 24,903 sq mi
National Holiday: Independence Day, November 18
Industries: buses, vans, street and railroad cars; synthetic fibers, agricultural machinery, fertilizers, washing machines, radios, electronics, pharmaceuticals, processed foods, textiles; note—dependent on imports for energy and raw materials.
Natural resources: peat, limestone, dolomite, amber, hydropower, wood, arable land.