Introduction to Lithuania


Lithuania is the only Baltic country with a tradition of nearly eight hundred years of statehood. Its name was first mentioned more one thousand years ago, in 1009. Wedged on the dividing line between Western and Eastern civilizations, Lithuania battled dramatically for its independence and survival. Once in the Middle Ages, Lithuania was the largest state in the entire Eastern Europe, crafts and overseas trade prospered.

Today Lithuania is one of the fastest growing European country. Friendly and educated people, beautiful nature, fresh air and cities, combining advantages of modern life and cultural heritage are only few descriptions representing Lithuania. Several videos below will provide you with the main information about Lithuania.

During the past couple decades of independence Lithuania has achieved a lot in science (e.g. physics, IT and nano-technologies), economics, health-care, sports, the quality of life and business environment. But that only motivates us to reach more. Lithuania is a promising and reliable country – a country as ambitious as you are.

Lithuania is one of top European countries in terms of the people with higher education. Education has a long tradition in Lithuania. One of the first universities in Central and Eastern Europe was founded in Vilnius, Lithuania in 1579. Video below will provide you with the advantages about studying in Lithuania.

Lithuania has a unique and untouched nature with the huge green forests, crystal-clear lakes and rivers, golden beaches at the Baltic see, medieval castles and cultural heritage of more than one thousand years. Here you can see best 10 Lithuanian places from the tourist point of view.

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