If you ask someone what they know about Lithuania, the most common answers tend to be that it is a Baltic state and that Lithuanians are really good at basketball.
You may also get no answer at all.
People who move from Lithuania may be shocked to discover that many people around the world know very little about this fascinating nation.
So next time you are describing how interesting your home country is, here are some handy facts to keep in mind:
Lithuanian is one of the oldest languages in the world
Lithuanian is the oldest living Indo-European language in the world and has ties to the ancient language Sanskrit.
This basically means that this language is older than Greek or Latin.
Lithuania is the only country in the world with its very own scent
Ah yes, the ‘scent of Lithuania.’
Created in 2011 as an air freshener of sorts, Lietuvios Kvapas is Lithuania’s ‘national perfume.’ And according to this sweet scent, Lithuania smells like wild flowers, ginger, raspberry, sandalwood and a touch of musk.
Lithuania has the fastest internet connection in the world
For 6 years in a row, Lithuania has ranked first worldwide for the most efficient internet upload and download speeds.
What better way to take full advantage of this speedy connection and send a top up to loved ones living abroad. With Ding.com you can send fast and reliable top up to Tele2 phones in Lithuania!
The national symbol of Lithuania is the stork
Lithuania is referred to as the land of the storks with about 13,000 pairs gracing its land at any given time.
So it really is no wonder that the white stork is the symbol of the nation with many young children still believing that storks bring babies.
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