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TOURISM
Lonely Planet Top 10
Curonian Spit has made its way among the most beautiful beaches in Europe.
RECORDS
223.6 cm
Tallest man in Lithuania – the legendary basketball player Arvydas Sabonis.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
21 000
Number of white storks, representing the largest stork population in Europe.
LIFE
No. 1
Air in Vilnius is the cleanest among the Eastern and Central European capitals, leading the Green City Index.
RECORDS
73.88 m
Record of the Lithuanian discus throw.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
2585
Number of lakes larger than 0.5 hectares.
POLICY
29 03 2004
Lithuania becomes part of NATO.
TOURISM
359.5 ha
Historic centre of Vilnius is among the biggest old towns listed in UNESCO heritage.
RECORDS
1 m
Shortest man in Lithuania – Alfonsas Mickus.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
767
Number of plants and animals on Lithuania’s Red List.
POLICY
01 05 2004
Lithuania acquires full membership of the EU.
RECORDS
Žydrūnas Savickas
The strongest man on earth.
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