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NATURE AND CLIMATE
3625,6 ha
Drūkšiai Lake is the largest lake in Lithuania.
POLICY
Parliamentary democracy
Type of government.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
75 %
of Lithuania’s territorial relief consists of plains.
RECORDS
Gintaras Paulionis
First to reach the other seashore without sails and engine.
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
23
The number of languages mastered by polyglot professor Andrius Novodvorskis.
BUSINESS
4
Lithuania ranks 4th globally for information technology skills.
BUSINESS
No. 1
Lithuania is the first in the Central and Eastern Europe for university-industry collaboration in R&D.
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
1
Lithuania is the first in the Central and Eastern Europe for foreign language skills
RECORDS
1 m
Shortest man in Lithuania – Alfonsas Mickus.
SOCIETY
2 888 582
Population number in Lithuania.
HISTORY
1753
Establishment of Astronomical Observatory, one of the oldest in Europe.
RECORDS
2000
S. Kučas, G. Čiplytė and E. Žižius do world cycle ride for peace.
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