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RECORDS
Gintaras Paulionis
First to reach the other seashore without sails and engine.
HISTORY
1009
First mention of Lithuania’s name.
BUSINESS
No. 14
We are 14th by foreign language skills.
RECORDS
Žydrūnas Savickas
The strongest man on earth.
HISTORY
1547
The first Lithuanian book is Catechism by Martynas Mažvydas.
RECORDS
73.88 m
Record of the Lithuanian discus throw.
RECORDS
Vladas Vitkauskas
He took the Lithuanian flag up on the highest peaks of all the continents.
CULTURE
Lithuanian language
The oldest surviving Indo-European Baltic family language.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
+20 °C
This is average temperature in July.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
75 %
of Lithuania’s territorial relief consists of plains.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
3625,6 ha
Drūkšiai Lake is the largest lake in Lithuania.
RECORDS
282.10 m
Longest amber bead made of 45 thousand pieces of amber.
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