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BUSINESS
No. 7
Lithuania ranks 7th globally for business adjustment to market changes.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
1989
Lithuania recognised as geographic centre of Europe by French scientists.
CULTURE
Sanskrit
Lithuanian is similar to Sanskrit.
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
No. 3
We are 3rd by the quality in science education in Central and Eastern Europe.
RECORDS
63.2 kg
The weight of a girl lifted by Antanas Kontrimas, owner of the strongest beard on the planet.
HISTORY
7
Lithuania has 7 sites listed in UNESCO World Heritage.
POLICY
141
Number of directly elected Seimas members.
BUSINESS
No. 1
We are world leaders in the provision of the best public Internet.
HISTORY
1547
The first Lithuanian book is Catechism by Martynas Mažvydas.
HISTORY
1009
First mention of Lithuania’s name.
BUSINESS
No. 20
We are 20th in the world by possibilities to engage in business activities.
HISTORY
1579
Establishment of Vilnius University, the oldest in Eastern Europe.
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