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HISTORY
12 000 years B. C.
Arrival of first settlers in Lithuania.
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
Oldest book author
Viktoras Ašmenskas, 99 years 10 months 14 days old.
SPORTS
1924
Lithuania makes its debut at the Olympic Games in Paris.
HISTORY
1547
The first Lithuanian book is Catechism by Martynas Mažvydas.
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
94 %
Number of foreign students who would recommend studies in Lithuania to their friends.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
767
Number of plants and animals on Lithuania’s Red List.
CULTURE
Sanskrit
Lithuanian is similar to Sanskrit.
POLICY
29 03 2004
Lithuania becomes part of NATO.
BUSINESS
4
Lithuania ranks 4th globally for information technology skills.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
800
Number of historic mounds.
BUSINESS
6
Lithuania is the 6th in global ranking for contract enforcement.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
1 500 years
The age of the oldest in Lithuania and one of the oldest oaks in Europe, Oak of Stelmužė.
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