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LIFE
A growing community
The community of foreign nationals living in Lithuania has grown five-fold since 2010.
SPORTS
No. 8
Lithuania is 8th by number of gold medals in the London Olympics per capita.
TOURISM
Around 200 000
Number of crosses on the Hill of Crosses.
HISTORY
King of Lithuania
Coronation of King Mindaugas, the first and only king of Lithuania, on 6 July 1253.
TOURISM
Travel and discover - Restored Lithuania 100
A special Restored Lithuania 100 map - 100 places of Lithuania's centennial history
LIFE
95
Currently, Lithuania has students from 95 countries of the world.
LIFE
No. 5
Mercer cost of living index places Vilnius 5th among the most affordable EU cities.
SPORTS
25
Number of Olympic medals won by Lithuanian athletes since 1990.
SOCIETY
154
Number of national minorities in Lithuania.
RECORDS
CATcerto
The first piano concerto for a cat created by Lithuanian composer Mindaugas Piečaitis.
CULTURE
Sanskrit
Lithuanian is similar to Sanskrit.
CULTURE
Lithuanian language
The oldest surviving Indo-European Baltic family language.
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