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Lithuania Fast Facts
  • Country:
  • Republic of Lithuania
  • Area:
  • 65,200 km2
  • Population:
  • 3,201,344
  • Capital city:
  • Vilnius
  • Languages:
  • Lithuanian
  • Currency:
  • Lithuanian litas (Lt) (LTL)
  • Country dialing code:
  • +370
  • Religion :
  • Roman Catholic (primarily 79.0%), Lutheran, Russian Orthodox, Protestant, Evangelical Christian Baptist, Muslim, Jewish
  • Drives on :
  • Right

Ask somebody, what makes a country what it is and the answer you would most probably get would be its history, its landscape, its cuisine and its economy. If you go by those criteria, you have an award winner here in Lithuania. Lithuania has a history, it could very well boast of. The country is situated on the Eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. It was the first of the Baltic countries to declare independence in the year 1990. Since then it has done well for itself. The economy and the tourism industry has looked up since then. Lithuania is a land of historical structures and of beautiful landscape scattered through out the country.

Lithuania is full of worthwhile things to do while you are here. It has a highly rich cultural heritage and it is good for all those tourists’ souls, who look for a range of activities while they are out on their vacation. The shopping here could be a totally different experience for anybody. Even if you have shopped through out the world, you would still enjoy shopping here. Shopping here would mean a lot of gintaras and amber or you could look through linen, paintings and wood carvings. There is a lot of invaluable local and traditional items to shop from. It is a better offering; because of the simple reason that these are neither over priced nor from popular international brands. The country is lined with major shopping areas that cater to the needs and interests of visitors and traders from across the world.

With an interesting and happening nightlife the country also has good food culture to offer to its guests and visitors. Lithuania has a moist northern climate that is cool and welcoming. The cuisine here has an influence of rest of the Eastern Europe. The food is rich with barley, rye, beets, mushrooms, potatoes and dairy products. Lithuania is popular and proud of its food. Their way of preparing food helps retain the goodness of the ingredients while giving it a taste to savor. It is good to live here for some time and binge on the Lithuanian cuisine.


Many visitors have called Alytus the phoenix city of the country. It has been through a lot and very time the city has come off stronger than before. It has faced so many adversities and has risen from the ashes time and again. It is a good experience to be here for some time while you visit the country. The city is alive, exciting and quite at the same time. The city is one of the favorites on every visitor’s list.


The city is the oldest settlement of Lithuania. It is an industrial city and the urban side of the country is revealed to the visitors of the city. The best time to be here is the last week of September because that is the time when the anniversary of the city is celebrated. The celebration lasts one full week every year. Utena is a recreational centre as the city has almost been remodeled and structured recently. Now, it is a major tourist attraction of the country.


The city of Jonava is known as the capital city of midsummer holidays and is an attraction to all those who are a bit into sports. The city has always been a popular communication city for the country. Well, also the city is building a huge indoor arena besides the one that it already has.

Her cities as well, which have a lot to offer. The country as a whole looks like a color palette with all the possible colors of tourism added to it. There is the town of Visaginas with its pine forests. There is the cucumber capital of the country, Kėdainiai and there is Ukmerge, the cool, calm and quiet city of the country. Visit to Lithuania might feel like you have visited more than one country considering the wide range of activities, you possibly could encounter and experience while travelling through the country.

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