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RECORDS
1 000 935
Number of cents required to build a pyramid, which is included in the Guinness Book of Records.
HISTORY
Beginning of 15 th century
Largest territory in history of Lithuania – from the Baltic to the Black Sea.
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
97 %
Number of schoolers with information technology skills.
RECORDS
1 m
Shortest man in Lithuania – Alfonsas Mickus.
POLICY
15
Number of Cabinet members.
BUSINESS
No. 7
Lithuania ranks 7th globally for business adjustment to market changes.
SPORTS
1924
Lithuania makes its debut at the Olympic Games in Paris.
SPORTS
No. 8
Lithuania is 8th by number of gold medals in the London Olympics per capita.
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
1
Lithuania is the first in the Central and Eastern Europe for foreign language skills
LIFE
No. 1
Lithuania has the largest number of doctors per capita in Central and Eastern Europe.
POLICY
2013
First time for Lithuania to hold EU Presidency.
HISTORY
1579
Establishment of Vilnius University, the oldest in Eastern Europe.
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