Lithuania, country of northeastern Europe, the southernmost and largest of the three Baltic states.Interesting facts about Lithuania:
By the end of the fourteenth century, Lithuania was the largest country in Europe.
Lithuanian is one of the oldest language in the world today. This language is one of the oldest living Indo-European language of Europe.
Lithuania has 99 kilometers (61.5 mi) of sandy coastline.
83.6% of the Lithuanian population is ethnic Lithuanians who speak the Lithuanian language.
The historically predominant religion is Roman Catholicism.
Lithuania is situated in Eastern Europe, between Latvia and Russia, and stands bordered by the Baltic Sea, Belarus and Poland.
Lithuania is one of the countries that make up the ‘Baltic States’. However, contrary to what the name suggests, the states do not share political unity.
The official language of Lithuania is Lithuanian. However, you will find majority of the people speaking Russian and English also.
Lithuania is spread over an area of approximately 65,300 sq km (25,212 sq miles) and is about the same size as West Virginia.
The state of Lithuania is an independent, democratic republic and follows Parliamentary democracy.
The currency of Lithuania is Euro.
Lithuania was the last country in Europe to be converted to Christianity.
The capital of Lithuania is Vilnius.
Juozapines Hill (294 m) forms the highest point in Lithuania, while the largest and longest river in the country is Nemunas.
Lithuania had only one king during the royal times, King Mindaugas.
The first publishing house in Lithuania was founded in Vilnius, in 1522, and the first Lithuanian Book was published in 1547.
Lithuania was the first Soviet republic to declare independence from the USSR.
MARIJAMPOLE Marijampolė city is situated in the southwest Lithuania. The distance from the city from Vilnius and Kaunas is 138 km and 62 km respectively. Marijampolė city houses educational institutions, number of football clubs, monuments for famous Lithuanian people, churches, a historical museum and an art gallery.
Video about Marijampole “Ryto ” basic school please watch while listening to the school anthem.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhu2HpPn3aQ