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HISTORY
Paganism
Lithuanians were the last pagans in Europe.
POLICY
5 years
Duration of the office of directly elected President of the Republic of Lithuania.
BUSINESS
No. 7
Lithuania ranks 7th globally for business adjustment to market changes.
HISTORY
11 03 1990
Restoration of Lithuania’s independence.
SPORTS
25
Number of Olympic medals won by Lithuanian athletes since 1990.
TOURISM
Vilnius
One of the greenest capitals in Europe, with its 40 per covered by vegetation.
HISTORY
12 000 years B. C.
Arrival of first settlers in Lithuania.
SOCIETY
154
Number of national minorities in Lithuania.
HISTORY
1579
Establishment of Vilnius University, the oldest in Eastern Europe.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
2585
Number of lakes larger than 0.5 hectares.
RECORDS
1 000 935
Number of cents required to build a pyramid, which is included in the Guinness Book of Records.
RECORDS
282.10 m
Longest amber bead made of 45 thousand pieces of amber.
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