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TOURISM
110 kg
of black bread eaten by a Lithuanian per year.
SPORTS
Laura Asadauskaitė-Zadneprovskienė
Lithuanian pentathlete, Olympic and world champion.
RECORDS
Vidmantas Urbonas
In August 2007, he was the first in the world to cross the cold Baltic Sea.
BUSINESS
15 %
This is corporation tax rate applicable in Lithuania.
HISTORY
King of Lithuania
Coronation of King Mindaugas, the first and only king of Lithuania, on 6 July 1253.
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
Oldest book author
Viktoras Ašmenskas, 99 years 10 months 14 days old.
CULTURE
Kaunas – European capital of culture 2022
The official slogan for the city is: “KAUNAS 2022: FROM TEMPORARY TO CONTEMPORARY“.
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
350
Number of degree programmes offered in English by higher education schools.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
767
Number of plants and animals on Lithuania’s Red List.
RECORDS
Kristina Stragauskaitė
At four years, she becomes the youngest in the world to be awarded for bravery during fire.
HISTORY
Constitution
Constitution of 3 May 1791 is the first in Europe and second in the world.
LIFE
No. 1
Lithuania has the largest number of doctors per capita in Central and Eastern Europe.
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