LITHUANIA
Lithuania on map
Country profile

Country name: Lithuania
Capital: Vilnius
Population: 3,596,617 (July 2005 est.)
Area: 65 300 square km
Co...
History facts

•   First time mentioned in historical documents in 1009
•   in the 14th-15th centuries was the largest and...
Economy overview
Main industries
•   metal-cutting machine tools
•   electric motors
•   television sets
•   refrigerators...
Economy overview

Import           Export

Main partners:   Main partners:
Russia 22%       Switzerland 11.6%,
Germany 16....
Economy overview

Import                        Export

Commodities:                  Commodities:
mineral products 23%   ...
Economy overview
Biggest investors

    Countries:      Companies:
Economy overview
Some interesting figures
IT sector                   Textiles:
• Over the last seven       •   Over 80 % ...
Vilnius
Vilnius
Vilnius - the largest administrative centre
Vilnius

• VILNIUS it is the largest city in the country.

• Now population in Vilnius is about 542.287

• Area of Vilnius...
Vilnius
Old Vilnius


•   One of the largest in Eastern Europe (360 ha).
•    The buildings is a mixture of all European a...
Vilnius
Old Vilnius
Old Town
Higher Castle Museum
Old Town
Cathedral
Old Town
Statues - Grand Duke Gediminas
Old Town
St. Ann churche
Vilnius
Modern Vilnius
Vilnius
Modern Vilnius




                 …by 2020, Vilnius is set to become the most
                 modern city in Ce...
Kaunas


•   Kaunas is the second biggest city in Lithuania with the
    population of 415,700
•   For twenty years Kaunas...
Kaunas
Kaunas
Seaside
Seaside
Seaside
Amber
Trakai
Town on water




    The medieval capital of Lithuania is situated just 30 km from Vilnius and
                   ...
National Culture
Clothes
National Culture
Food
Interesting facts
Hill of Crosses
Interesting facts
Gruto park (Stalin World)
Interesting facts
Geographical centre of Europe
Interesting facts
Darius and Girenas flight
Interesting facts
Kairys flight
Interesting facts
Frank Zappa sculpture
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Country profile: Lithuania

  1. 1. LITHUANIA
  2. 2. Lithuania on map
  3. 3. Country profile Country name: Lithuania Capital: Vilnius Population: 3,596,617 (July 2005 est.) Area: 65 300 square km Coastline: 99 km Flag: The colours of the state flag are yellow, green and red. Location: Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea Highest point: Juozapines hill 292 metres Ethnic groups: Lithuanian 80.6%, Russian 8.7%, Polish 7%, Belarusian 1.6%, other 2.1% Religion: Roman Catholic. Nationality: Lithuanian(s) Language: Lithuanian, Polish, Russian Government type: parliamentary democracy Currency: Litas (LTL) (5 Lt = 1 GBP)
  4. 4. History facts • First time mentioned in historical documents in 1009 • in the 14th-15th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Central Europe, extending from the Baltic to the Black Sea • Independent between the two World Wars, Lithuania was annexed by the Soviet union in 1940 • was the first of all the former Soviet republics to break away from the Soviet empire and restore its independence in 1990 • Lithuania subsequently restructured its economy for integration into Western European institutions and joined both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004
  5. 5. Economy overview Main industries • metal-cutting machine tools • electric motors • television sets • refrigerators and freezers • petroleum refining, shipbuilding (small ships) • furniture making, textiles • food processing • optical equipment • electronic components • computers • amber
  6. 6. Economy overview Import Export Main partners: Main partners: Russia 22% Switzerland 11.6%, Germany 16.2% Russia 10.1%, Poland 5.2% Italy 4.3% Germany 9.9%, France 4.2 Latvia 9.7%, UK 6.4%, France 5.1%, Denmark 4.7%, Estonia 4.3%, Sweden 4%
  7. 7. Economy overview Import Export Commodities: Commodities: mineral products 23% mineral products 21% textiles and clothing 16% machinery and equipment 17% machinery and equipment 11% transport equipment 11% chemicals 6% wood and wood products 5% chemicals 9% foodstuffs 5% textiles and clothing 9% metals 5%
  8. 8. Economy overview Biggest investors Countries: Companies:
  9. 9. Economy overview Some interesting figures IT sector Textiles: • Over the last seven • Over 80 % of these high years this sector has quality products are grown by more than exported to the EU 100 times • Germany and Great Britain are the biggest investors in this field Food industry: Hi-Tech: • 53 % of Lithuania • About 60 % of the world cheese is exported to market for picosecond the US market and multicolour lasers is designed and produced in Vilnius
  10. 10. Vilnius
  11. 11. Vilnius Vilnius - the largest administrative centre
  12. 12. Vilnius • VILNIUS it is the largest city in the country. • Now population in Vilnius is about 542.287 • Area of Vilnius is 392 square kilometres. • Buildings cover 20.2 % of the city and the remaining area is prevailed with the greenery (43.9 %) and waters (2.1 %). Jews other 1% nationalities Byelorusians 5% 4% Russians Lithuanians 14% 57% Poles 19%
  13. 13. Vilnius Old Vilnius • One of the largest in Eastern Europe (360 ha). • The buildings is a mixture of all European architectural styles • The Old Town of Vilnius was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1994. • Vilnius is often called a baroque city, but here you will find some buildings of gothic, renaissance and other styles.
  14. 14. Vilnius Old Vilnius
  15. 15. Old Town Higher Castle Museum
  16. 16. Old Town Cathedral
  17. 17. Old Town Statues - Grand Duke Gediminas
  18. 18. Old Town St. Ann churche
  19. 19. Vilnius Modern Vilnius
  20. 20. Vilnius Modern Vilnius …by 2020, Vilnius is set to become the most modern city in Central and Eastern Europe and an international centre for science, culture, business and politics…
  21. 21. Kaunas • Kaunas is the second biggest city in Lithuania with the population of 415,700 • For twenty years Kaunas was a provisional capital of Lithuania • There are over twenty-four thousand students at the Universities: Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas University of Technology, Agricultural University, Kaunas Branch of Vilnius University, as well as Kaunas Medical Academy, Institute of Physical Training, Veterinary Academy, Conservatoire, and Kaunas Branch of the Academy of Arts
  22. 22. Kaunas
  23. 23. Kaunas
  24. 24. Seaside
  25. 25. Seaside
  26. 26. Seaside Amber
  27. 27. Trakai Town on water The medieval capital of Lithuania is situated just 30 km from Vilnius and surrounded by a chain of lakes
  28. 28. National Culture Clothes
  29. 29. National Culture Food
  30. 30. Interesting facts Hill of Crosses
  31. 31. Interesting facts Gruto park (Stalin World)
  32. 32. Interesting facts Geographical centre of Europe
  33. 33. Interesting facts Darius and Girenas flight
  34. 34. Interesting facts Kairys flight
  35. 35. Interesting facts Frank Zappa sculpture
  36. 36. Thank YOU
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