Lithuania has been among the fastest growing economies in the European Union and is ranked 20th in the world in the Ease of Doing Business Index.

On 1 January 2015, Lithuania adopted the euro as the official currency and became the 19th member of the Eurozone.

  • Lithuania has largest boundary with Belarus which is approximately 680 km.
  • Lithuania has shortest boundary with Poland which is approximately 91 km.
  • The largest river in Lithuania is Neman which is 940 km.
  • The largest export partner of Lithuania is Russia.
  • The largest import partner of Lithuania is Russia.
  • There are 2 seaports in Lithuania.

Tourist Attraction#

Dusk falls on the streets of Vilnius and the city's Athens-inspired cathedral.

National Facts#

  • The national bird of Lithuania is White stork.
  • Rue or Herb of Grace is the national flower of Lithuania.
  • The famous dish of Lithuania is Cepelinai.
Cepelinai, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from unter CC