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Capital : Vilnius
Language :  Lithuanian
Currency :  Euro
Population : 2 859 709
Area : 65 300 km2

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Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the last Sunday in October.

2. 15.6% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

3. This country has more than 1,984,000 motor vehicles (687 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

4. Products of known brands are of lower quality than those sold in Western Europe.

5. The national top-level domain is .lt . There are over 153,670 websites with this extension.

6. The most popular pages with the extension .lt are google.lt, delfi.lt and lrytas.lt.

7. In this country there are more than 84 166 km of paved roads including over 309 km of express roads (0.13% of all roads in the world).

8. The country has 61 airports, 22 of the paved surface.

9. In this country there are over 1 767 km of railway tracks.

10. A popular Lithuanian dish is Cepelinai – potato dumplings in an oval shape with meat, cheese and mushrooms.

11. In Lithuania, you can buy perfumes for the home called “Lithuanian Scent”.

12. There are many types of bread, among others with dried fruit, nuts and even potatoes.

13. Full name of the country – Republic of Lithuania.

14. Political system – parliamentary republic.

15. The average temperature in January is -2 ° C, in July 16 ° C.

16. Mother of John Paul II was of Lithuanian origin.


Geography in Lithuania

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1. The country is 4.8 times smaller than Poland.

2. The longest river is Nemunas, 475 km.

3. Lithuania borders with such countries as: Belarus 680 km, Latvia 576 km, Poland 91 km, Russia 227 km.

4. The largest lake is Dryświaty.

5. The highest peak is Mt Auksztocka (Wysoka Góra) 293.84 m above sea level.

6. There are 28059 km2 of agricultural land in Lithuania (45% of the country).

7. Vilnius is the highest located city in the country.

8. 21306 km2 of the country is covered by forests (34%)

96. The nearest capital in a straight line from Vilnius is Minsk (Belarus) – 171 km.

97. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Vilnius is Wellington (New Zealand) – 17332 km.


Finance in Lithuania

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1. The minimum wage is 325 euro per month and 2.03 euro per day (data from 2015).

2. The amount of income tax in Lithuania is 15%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 15% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 21% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 2.5%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 51 002 000 000 (PLN 218 288 560 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 47 170,000,000 (PLN 201 887 600,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 40.9% of GDP, which is about: $ 20 859 818 000 (PLN 89 280 021 040),
2018 year was 39.7 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 18,726 490,000 (PLN 80 149 377 200). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 6,478 (PLN 27,727).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 30,810,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 40,525,000,000 .

9. This country has 2018 over year $3,988,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0062% of foreign currency reserves of all countries of the world).

10. Lithuania has 5,800 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Lithuania

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1. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.4 per mille (for the first two years 0.0 per mille).

2. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

3. Outside built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road varies from 70 to 90 km / h, and on highways from 120 to 130 km / h.

4. Lithuania, as the first country in the world, introduced a ban on selling energy drinks to persons under the age of eighteen.

5. Women can retire at the age of 61 and 4 months, and men aged 63 and 2 months.

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 15% (2018).

7. The tax on goods and services is 21% (2018).

8. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

9. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 26 days.

10. The last death penalty was carried out in 1995.


Education in Lithuania

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1. There are Polish schools in Lithuania.

2. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

3. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

4. The average IQ level is 91.

5. Vilnius University was the first University in Eastern Europe.

6. In this country there are 0.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 5 781 people).


Work in Lithuania

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1. The minimum wage is 325 euro per month and 2.03 euro per day (data from 2015).

2. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 895 €.

3. The amount of income tax in Lithuania is 15%.

4. Women can retire at the age of 61 and 4 months, and men aged 63 and 2 months.

5. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 8.2% .

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 15% (2018).

7. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 26 days.

8. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Lithuania

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1. The richest Lithuanian is Nerijus Numavicius with assets worth over $1 billion.

2. Lithuania, as the first country in the world, introduced a ban on selling energy drinks to persons under the age of eighteen.

3. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

4. The Lithuanians were the first in the world to come up with a way to receive vodka from cereals.

5. The Lithuanian Internet, according to some sources, has the fastest data sending and downloading in Europe.

6. The longest river is Nemunas, 475 km.

7. The largest lake is Dryświaty.

8. The highest peak is Mt Auksztocka (Wysoka Góra) 293.84 m above sea level.

9. Vilnius is the highest located city in the country.

10. At the end of the 14th century, it was the largest state in Europe.

11. The lowest temperature: -42.9 °C was measured in Utena.

12. The highest temperature: 37.5 °C was measured in Utena.


Army in Lithuania

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1. Lithuania takes 94 place in the ranking of the best armies in the world.

2. There are over 16,010 professional soldiers and 7,000 reservists (2018).

3. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 0 tanks, 432 > armored vehicles, 11 jet aircraft and 5 helicopters.

4. The army in 2018 was assigned over 430,000,000 dollars.

5. The naval fleet consists of more than 12 ships (2018).


Society in Lithuania

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1. In Lithuania, an average person consumes about 15.4 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most beer is beer – 46%, then spirit – 34%, wine – 8%, and other alcoholic beverages – 12%.

3. In 2014, 335 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. Women can retire at the age of 61 and 4 months, and men aged 63 and 2 months.

5. The average IQ level is 91.

6. 28% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 26.7 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.6 children.

9. In this country, over 1 628 000 (2015) 2 599 678 (2018) people have access to internet (about 90% of the population).

10. About 1,400,000 (2015) 1,400,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 45.5 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Roman Catholicism, 80%.

13. 4 Lithuanian citizens received the Nobel Prize.

14. The average age people living in this country is 43.1 years old.

15. The country is around:
431,000 people (14.91%) in the age range 0-14 years.
1,905,000 individuals (65.94%) in the 15-64 age range years.
553 200 people (19.15%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 29,200 children are born each year (1.0% of the population), and about 41,200 people die (1.4% of the population).

17. 7 people in 1000 possess firearms.

18. 67% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. In the capital of Lithuania – Vilnius, Lithuanians constitute about 62% of the city’s population.

20. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 67 cigarettes a month.

21. The average life expectancy in this country is 71.3 years (women – 77.2 years and men – 65.5 years).


Symbols of Lithuania

1. The national alcohol is Midus.

2. The national animal is a white stork.

3. Lithuania is called the country of storks.


Sport in Lithuania

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1. The country is a global leader in hot air balloon flights.

2. Basketball is such a popular sport in Lithuania that some people call it a second religion.


History of Lithuania

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1. The first book was published in 1574.

2. During the Holocaust, 190,000 (91%) of Lithuanian Jews were killed.

3. Lithuania was the last country in Europe to be baptized.

4. Independence from the USSR was obtained on March 11, 1990.

5. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1918.

6. He joined the United Nations on September 17, 1991.

7. Lithuania was the first Soviet country to become independent.

8. At the end of the 14th century, it was the largest state in Europe.

9. On March 29, 2004, Lithuania joined the political and military organization called NATO.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Lithuania?

The highest peak in Lithuania is Mount Auksztocka (294 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Lithuania?

The largest river in Lithuania is Nemunas, 475 km.

answer: Marta


What Lithuania has national colors?

National colors: yellow, green and red.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is Midus.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a white stork.

answer: Marta


What is the national sport?

Basketball is a national sport.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Lithuania?

Lithuania borders on such countries as: Belarus 680 km, Latvia 576 km, Poland 91 km, Russia 227 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age people living in this country is 43.1 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 325 euro per month and 2.03 euro per day (data from 2015).

answer: Marta


What is the density of population in Lithuania?

The population density is 46 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 37.5 ° C was measured in Utena.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -42.9 ° C was measured in Utena.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta