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Empire of Lithuania by GTD-Orion Empire of Lithuania by GTD-Orion
This alternate-history map shows the extent of the Empire of Lithuania, around the 18th-19th century.

The timeline changed during the 14th-15th century, with Grand Duke Vytautas achieving victory in the Battle of the Vorskla River, and expanding further into far Ruthenia. As a result, Vytautas continues working on his plans, eventually breaking the Union of Krėva and becoming King of Lithuania.

Over time, the Kingdom of Lithuania expands further and further east through its southern territories, taking over weakened Khanate territories before Russia could, and thus ends up reaching the Pacific Ocean, dominating over northern Asia.

Now, centuries later, the Empire of Lithuania is a great world power. Its primary language is Lithuanian, although various provinces in the west are mostly autonomous and thus use the their own languages ( like, for example, White Ruthenia/Belarus use the Ruthenian language ).

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Before anyone decides to point this out, know that I am aware that this map is somewhat implausible. I am also aware that the imperial province/territory names are barely, if at all, readable - it was intentional, since I don't know any alternative far-eastern Russian territory names.

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This was made using GIMP v2. I used the MEIOU ( it's an excellent Europa Universalis III mod ) world map as a basemap for the territory and geography shapes.

The fonts used aren't made by me - I found them on DaFont.

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:iconorkhanxoxo:
orkhanxoxo Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Can You Draw The Azerbaijani Safavid Empire ???Thnx!!! Nod 
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orkhanxoxo Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
haha Great Map!
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darklord86 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014
Cool!
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:icondrcowandrewbloodie:
DrCowAndrewBloodie Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Student Artist
They speak Russian and Lithuanian,or only Lithuanian?
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:iconstealer-l1f3:
Stealer-L1F3 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Student Writer
Only Lithuanian is the most logical conclusion, considering that no one likes Russians in the Baltic states.
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:iconheldric:
Heldric Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Wonder what the world would be like if this happened.
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:iconkansasgirl:
kansasgirl Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
Really? I heard it was one of the biggest counties in Europe at one point. But I never imagined this.
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:icongtd-orion:
GTD-Orion Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
It was, but this map is a fictional, alternate-history map (in other words - a what-if scenario).
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:iconkansasgirl:
kansasgirl Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013
Okay. That makes more sence.
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TobiasVonTobiasov Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well. Actually iw wasn't fr from trueth, when Polish prince, son of Polish king and Lituanian Grand Duche was tsar. And if his fathed didn;t complicate the things it wuld be empire from Baltic to Black sea and from Poznań to Kamchatka.
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Skull-Island-Master Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
however i think something like this could be possible, for example if the Balts would be more numerous, there actually were baltic settlements even in the region of Moscow, and manage to resist the slavs. Not sure if this land would be called Lithuania however. Where did this name came from actually ? I am intrested in baltic people.
also it would be intresting what would happen if the Balts would take the role Slavs did in OTL, so you could see many baltic countries in the rest of Europe.
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TheSechelf Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
the name ''lithuania''(Lietuva) comes from ''laučiai'', a military title. 
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:iconkazi2000:
kazi2000 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome :)
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:iconalderrancity34:
AlderranCity34 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Get it Lithuania

Get it girl
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:iconamongthesatanic:
AmongTheSatanic Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
O:
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kazumikikuchi Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I think if the union of Kreva was broken, the Poland would be a part of the Habsburg Empire.
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GTD-Orion Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012
How so?
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kazumikikuchi Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I think the Habsburgs would had been successful in getting the Polish throne, if the Luxembourgs were not extinct, I think the Polish throne would be seized by the Luxembourgs who are the rightful heirs of Casimir III because the Jagellonian Poland would have no allies if the Kreva was broken and the Jagellonians are more foreign than the Luxembourgs.
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Laiqua-lasse Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
Wonderful map! :)
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:iconkyuzoaoi:
kyuzoaoi Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Student Artist
Lithuania on drugs!
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:iconmdc01957:
mdc01957 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012
At least Lithuania finally gets its due. :XD:
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NocturnalDarkness Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012
The bats are attacking in full force! :ohnoes:

Awesome Lithuania is awesome. :D
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:iconzalezsky:
zalezsky Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
EU3 gone wrong xD
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:iconjaldithas:
Jaldithas Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012
its Lithuania, not Bohemia haha
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:iconzalezsky:
zalezsky Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very true lithuania always dies xD damn GH
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Salidas16 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012
what's the ethnic composition of the empire?
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:iconfirelord-zuko:
firelord-zuko Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
First thing I thought was "EU3 vanilla". Nice map, anyway.
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:iconzalezsky:
zalezsky Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
same hahahaha
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