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History of Relations
Africa was one of the first countries to recognise the newly independent Lithuania
along with the other Baltic States on 28 August 1991. Diplomatic relations were
established later that year. The SA Ambassador based in Denmark is accredited
to Lithuania on a non-residential basis. The Lithuanian ambassador in tel Aviv
is accredited to South Africa on a non-residential basis.
South African Representation in Lithuania
E Mr S P Gawe (non-resident)
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (non-residential)
South African Embassy in Denmark
Representation in South Africa
H E Ms S Jakstonyté
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Visa requirements for South Africans
tourist visa can be used to enter Estonia and Latvia. Visit www.urm.lt/iform/litamb.htm
for further information regarding visa fees and contact details of Lithuanian
Embassies where visas can be issued.
South Africans do not require vaccinations when
visiting Lithuania. However, vaccinations against Polio, Hepatitis A and Tetanus
are advisable as a precautionary measure.
For further information go to
winters and summers.
For up-to-date weather information click here.
The Monetary Unit is the Lithuanian litas, divided into
100 centas. The exchange rate is 4.00 litai to the US Dollar, on a fixed rate
since 1 May 1994.
For current exchange rates click here.
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact
the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0872/0837.
For current information on trade statistics between South Africa
and Lithuania, visit the web site of the Department
of Trade and Industry of South AfricaInterest
Groups and Information
International Chamber of Commerce -
Vokieciu Str. 28/17
LT - 2001 Vilnius
+370 5 212 1111
Fax: +370 5 212 2621