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Flag changes:

1900-01-01:

Governorate of VILNA : Lithuania-Vilna Governorate  (Vilna)   -   VILNA

1914-11-19:

Governorate of VILNA  (Vilna)   -   VILNA

1915-09-18:

WILNA District  (Wilna)   -   WILNA

1917-01-18:

WILNA-SUVALKIA District  (Wilna)   -   WILNA-SUVALKIA

1917-09-30:

WILNA Governorate  (Wilna)   -   WILNA

1918-04-18:

WILNA Governorate  (Wilna)   -   WILNA

1920-10-12:

Provisional Government of CENTRAL LITHUANIA : Polish Occupied Republic of Central Lithuania  (Wilna)   -   CENTRAL LITHUANIA

1922-02-20:

Polish Provisional Government of CENTRAL LITHUANIA : Republic of Central Lithuania  (Wilna)   -   CENTRAL LITHUANIA

1922-04-18:

Polish Territory of WILNA LAND  (Wilna)   -   WILNA LAND

1927-01-01:

WILNA Voivodeship  (Wilna)   -   WILNA

1939-09-01:

WILNA Voivodeship  (Wilna)   -   WILNA

1939-09-30:

WILNA Voivodeship  (Wilna)   -   WILNA

1939-10-19:

Territory of WILNA  (Wilna)   -   WILNA

1939-10-22:

Traditional Region of DZUKIA  (Wilna)   -   DZUKIA

1940-06-15:

Republic of LITHUANIA IN EXILE  (Rome)   -   LITHUANIA IN EXILE

1991-09-06:

VILNIUS County  (Vilnius)   -   VILNIUS

1999-12-20:

VILNIUS County  (Vilnius)   -   VILNIUS

2004-01-01:

VILNIUS County  (Vilnius)   -   VILNIUS



































Arms changes:

1900-01-01:

Governorate of VILNA : Lithuania-Vilna Governorate  (Vilna)   -   VILNA

1918-12-16:

Russian Governorate of WILNA  (Wilna)   -   WILNA

1920-10-12:

Provisional Government of CENTRAL LITHUANIA : Polish Occupied Republic of Central Lithuania  (Wilna)   -   CENTRAL LITHUANIA

1922-02-20:

Polish Provisional Government of CENTRAL LITHUANIA : Republic of Central Lithuania  (Wilna)   -   CENTRAL LITHUANIA

1922-04-18:

Polish Territory of WILNA LAND  (Wilna)   -   WILNA LAND

1940-06-15:

Republic of LITHUANIA IN EXILE  (Rome)   -   LITHUANIA IN EXILE

1991-09-06:

VILNIUS County  (Vilnius)   -   VILNIUS

1999-12-20:

VILNIUS County  (Vilnius)   -   VILNIUS

2004-01-01:

VILNIUS County  (Vilnius)   -   VILNIUS




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

RUSSIA

1915-09-18:

GERMANY

1917-12-11:

GERMANY +

LITHUANIA +

1918-11-02:

RUSSIA

1918-12-16:

SOVIET LITHUANIA +

SOVIET RUSSIA +

1918-12-31:

POLAND

1919-01-05:

SOVIET LITHUANIA +

SOVIET RUSSIA +

1919-04-19:

POLAND

1920-07-04:

LITHUANIA +

POLAND +

1920-07-14:

SOVIET RUSSIA

1920-08-25:

LITHUANIA

1920-10-09:

POLAND

1920-10-12:

POLAND +

CENTRAL LITHUANIA +

1922-04-18:

POLAND

1939-09-30:

POLAND IN EXILE

1939-10-19:

SOVIET UNION

1939-10-22:

LITHUANIA +

SOVIET UNION +

1940-06-15:

ITALY +

LITHUANIA IN EXILE +

1941-12-02:

SWITZERLAND +

LITHUANIA IN EXILE +

1945-11-15:

ITALY +

LITHUANIA IN EXILE +

1983-12-24:

AMERICA +

LITHUANIA IN EXILE +

1991-09-06:

LITHUANIA

2004-05-01:

EUROPEAN UNION +

LITHUANIA +





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Vilna

1915-09-18:

  Wilnau

1918-11-02:

  Vilnius

1918-12-31:

  Wilno

1919-02-27:

  Vilnius

1919-04-19:

  Wilno

1920-07-14:

  Vilna

1920-08-25:

  Vilnius

1920-10-09:

  Wilno

1939-10-19:

  Vilna

1939-10-22:

  Vilnius

1940-06-15:

  Roma

1941-12-02:

  Bern

1945-11-15:

  Roma

1991-09-06:

  Vilnius





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  VILENSKAYA

1915-09-18:

  WILNAU

1916-09-01:

  WILNAU-SUWALKEN

1917-03-01:

  WILNAU

1918-11-02:

  VILENSKAYA

1918-12-31:

  WILNO

1919-01-05:

  LIETUVOS

1919-04-19:

  LITWA

1920-07-14:

  DALNY-LIETUSKAYA

1920-08-25:

  LIETUVA

1920-10-09:

  WILNO

1920-10-12:

  LITWA SRODKOWA

1922-04-18:

  ZIEMIA WILEŃSKA

1926-01-20:

  WILNO

1939-10-19:

  DAINAVA

1939-10-22:

  DZŪKIJA

1940-06-15:

  LIETUVA

1991-09-06:

  VILNIUS





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

Governorate of VILNA : Lithuania-Vilna Governorate

1912-07-06:

Governorate of VILNA

1915-09-18:

WILNA District

1916-09-01:

WILNA-SUVALKIA District

1917-03-01:

WILNA Governorate

1918-11-02:

Russian Governorate of WILNA

1918-12-31:

Polish Administration of WILNA

1919-01-05:

Territory of LITHUANIA

1919-04-19:

Polish Administration of LITHUANIA

1919-04-22:

Polish Administration of THE EASTERN REGIONS

1920-07-04:

Polish Administration of the Lithuanian EASTERN REGIONS

1920-07-14:

Soviet Occupied Regions of EASTERN LITHUANIA

1920-08-25:

Region of EASTERN LITHUANIA

1920-10-09:

Polish Occupied Territory of VILNA

1920-10-12:

Provisional Government of CENTRAL LITHUANIA : Polish Occupied Republic of Central Lithuania

1920-10-20:

Provisional Government of the State of CENTRAL LITHUANIA : Republic of Central Lithuania

1921-12-17:

Provisional Government of CENTRAL LITHUANIA : Polish Occupied Republic of Central Lithuania

1922-01-08:

Polish Provisional Government of CENTRAL LITHUANIA : Republic of Central Lithuania

1922-03-24:

Provisional Government of CENTRAL LITHUANIA : Polish Annexed Territory of Central LIthuania

1922-04-06:

Polish Territory of WILNA LAND : Provisional Government of Central Lithuania

1922-04-18:

Polish Territory of WILNA LAND

1926-01-20:

WILNA Voivodeship

1939-10-19:

Territory of WILNA

1939-10-22:

Traditional Region of DZUKIA

1940-06-15:

Republic of LITHUANIA IN EXILE

1991-09-06:

VILNIUS County





































Ruler changes:

1920-10-09:

Polish Occupied Territory of VILNA  (Wilna)   -    Lucian Zeligowski
         (Lucjan Żeligowski)

1920-10-12:

Provisional Government of CENTRAL LITHUANIA : Polish Occupied Republic of Central Lithuania  (Wilna)   -    Lucian Zeligowski
         (Lucjan Żeligowski)

1921-12-01:

Provisional Government of the State of CENTRAL LITHUANIA : Republic of Central Lithuania  (Wilna)   -    Alexander Michal Marian Meysztowicz
         (Aleksander Michał Marian Meysztowicz)

1922-04-18:

Polish Territory of WILNA LAND  (Wilna)   -   
         ()

1940-06-15:

Republic of LITHUANIA IN EXILE  (Rome)   -    Stasys Lozoraitis Senior
         (Stasys Lozoraitis)

1983-12-24:

Republic of LITHUANIA IN EXILE  (Rome)   -    Stasys Backis
         (Stasys Antanas Bačkis)

1987-11-15:

Republic of LITHUANIA IN EXILE  (Rome)   -    Stasys Lozoraitis Jr
         (Stasys Lozoraitis Jaun)

1991-09-06:

VILNIUS County  (Vilnius)   -   
         ()






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