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RECORDS
CATcerto
The first piano concerto for a cat created by Lithuanian composer Mindaugas Piečaitis.
POLICY
Algirdas Mykolas Brazauskas
First President after the Restoration of independence.
RECORDS
2000
S. Kučas, G. Čiplytė and E. Žižius do world cycle ride for peace.
TOURISM
110 kg
of black bread eaten by a Lithuanian per year.
TOURISM
TOP 500
Trakai Castle is among 500 of the most impressive spots of the world.
POLICY
01 01 1992
Lithuania has recognition of its independence by 94 countries.
HISTORY
1009
First mention of Lithuania’s name.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
1 500 years
The age of the oldest in Lithuania and one of the oldest oaks in Europe, Oak of Stelmužė.
CULTURE
More than 3.5 million
Number of Lithuanian language speakers across the world.
SPORTS
Laura Asadauskaitė-Zadneprovskienė
Lithuanian pentathlete, Olympic and world champion.
HISTORY
1579
Establishment of Vilnius University, the oldest in Eastern Europe.
BUSINESS
4
Lithuania ranks 4th globally for information technology skills.
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