Lithuanian is one of the oldest language in the world today. This language is one of the oldest living Indo-European language of Europe.
Once in the Middle Ages (15th century), Lithuania was the largest state in the entire continent of Europe
Lithuania is the only Baltic country with more than eight hundred years of statehood tradition and its name was first mentioned one thousand years ago, in 1009.
The Constitution of Poland-Lithuania together with the French Constitution, both adopted in 1791, were the first constitutions in Europe (The Polish-Lithuanian constitution was adopted a few months earlier than the French).
There is an oak in Lithuania that has survived The Crusades. The Stelmuze oak is the oldest tree in Europe…
Modern Lithuania gained its independence from Russia in 1918 following World War I and the dissolution of the Czarist monarchy.
On 11 March 1990, Lithuania became the first of the Soviet republics to declare its independence
One of the most famous Lithuanian dishes is Cepelinai. It was named so because of its oval shape which resembles a Zeppelin airship.
Basketball is the most popular sport in this country.