Regions of Europe bordering the Baltic Sea

The Baltic states, also known as the Baltic countries, Baltic republics, Baltic nations or simply the Baltics (Estonian: Balti riigid, Baltimaad, Latvian: Baltijas valstis, Lithuanian: Baltijos valstybÄ—s), is a geopolitical term used for grouping the three countries in Northern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The term is not used in the context of cultural areas, national identity or language. The three countries cooperate on a regional level in several intergovernmental organizations.

  • Denmark - Territory in northen Europe, ruled since 1953 by the Kongeriget Danmark
  • Estonia - Territory in north central Europe, ruled since 1991 by the Eesti Vabariik
  • Finland - Territory in northern Europe, ruled since 1917 by the Suomen tasavalta
  • Germany - Territory in north central Europe, ruled since 1990 by the Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Latvia - Territory in north central Europe, ruled since 1990 by the Latvijas Republika
  • Lithuania - Territory in north central Europe, ruled since 1991 by the Lietuvos Respublika
  • Poland - Territory in central Europe, ruled since 1989 by the Rzeczpospolita Polska
  • Sweden - Territory in northern Europe, ruled since 1905 by the Konungariket Sverige

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Baltic states" as of 3 Nov 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.