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HISTORY
1579
Establishment of Vilnius University, the oldest in Eastern Europe.
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
94 %
Number of foreign students who would recommend studies in Lithuania to their friends.
LIFE
5
Number of major cities with universities.
CULTURE
Sanskrit
Lithuanian is similar to Sanskrit.
TOURISM
Vilnius
One of the greenest capitals in Europe, with its 40 per covered by vegetation.
POLICY
Parliamentary democracy
Type of government.
RECORDS
1 000 935
Number of cents required to build a pyramid, which is included in the Guinness Book of Records.
BUSINESS
No. 1
We are world leaders in communications technologies.
TOURISM
10 kg
A Lithuanian is capable of collecting about 10 kg of mushrooms in 3 hours.
TOURISM
Lonely Planet Top 3
In 2015, Lithuania was chosen as one of the best tourism destinations.
SPORTS
FIBA Museum of Fame
In 2010, the name of Arvydas Sabonis enters the FIBA Museum of Fame.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
90 km
of the Baltic Sea coast belongs to Lithuania.
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