Facts about Lithuania
Area: 65,300 km2. Location: Lithuania is a state on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Neighbouring states: Latvia, Belarus, Poland, and Russia. Climate: between maritime and continental. Average temperature in July is 23°C, and average temperature in January is -4.9°C. Landscape: Lithuania is a flat country, lowland plains make up 75% of its territory. Language: the official language of the Republic of Lithuania is the Lithuanian language. Population: 3,394,000. Capital: Vilnius. Form of government: parliamentary democracy.
Head of state: President, the executive branch: Government (appointed by the President), the legislative branch: Seimas (unicameral parliament, direct election). Administrative division: the territory of Lithuania is divided into 10 counties. Counties are subdivided into 60 municipalities. Municipalities consist of 546 elderships. Largest cities according to the population: Vilnius (553,200), Kaunas (373,700), Klaipėda (191,600), Šiauliai (132,700), Panevėžys (118,800). Ethnic composition: Lithuanians: 83.5%, Poles: 6.7%, Russians: 6.3%, Belorussians: 1.2%, other: 2.3%. There are 115 ethnicities in total in Lithuania. Religion: Roman Catholic Church. There are also communities of Eastern Orthodox Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Evangelical Reformation Church, Old Believers, Judaism, Islam, and others. Life expectancy: average life expectancy for Lithuanians: 71 years; men: 66, women: 77. National currency: euro. Independence:
declared: 16 February 1918
restored: 11 March 1990 Lithuania joined NATO 29 March 2004, and on 1 May 2004 it became a member state of the EU. Coat of Arms and Flag: Public Holidays: January 1: New Year’s Day
February 16: Day of Reestablishment of the State of Lithuania (1918)
March 11: Day of Restitution of Independence of Lithuania (from the Soviet Union, 1990)
Easter (First Sunday and Monday of spring with full moon)
May 1: International Labour Day
June 24: St John‘s Feast (Midsummer)
July 6: Statehood Day (Coronation of Mindaugas)
August 15: Assumption Day (Žolinė)
November 1: All Saints’ Day
December 25 and 26: Christmas
Wherever you stay in the Cancun Hotel Zone you will always have an ocean or lagoon view. There are over 27,000 Cancun hotel rooms catering for everyone from the couple looking for a romantic luxury hotel to the downtown hotels for the budget traveler. Cancun hotels offer a choice of all-inclusive and European plans so you can choose what is best for you.
The first Cancun hotel was the Playa Blanca which opened in 1974. During the 1980s Cancun was still a relatively small and undiscovered destination with only a dozen or so hotels. A building boom in the 80’s and 90’s catapulted Cancun hotels into the global tourism arena. Today Cancun is THE resort of the new millennium.
Luxury hotels in Cancun
Three quarters of Cancun hotels are rated five star which is the highest rating achievable in Latin America. The AAA Five Diamond Distinction the most coveted symbol for excellence in the world - has been awarded to four Cancun hotels reflecting ultimate luxury and sophistication. With this first class accommodation and all the luxury amenities on offer it is no surprise that Cancun hotels attract as well celebrities of the world.
Cancun All-inclusive resorts
The all-inclusive hotel concept is on the increase in Cancun. No longer a "one size fits all product", Cancun all-inclusive resorts are tailored to particular traveler's needs. Whether you are looking for luxury, family-friendly, adult-only or simply the "best deal" you will be sure to find your best option in one of the 60 Cancun all-inclusive resorts.
Cheap Accommodation in Cancun
Of course not all of us can afford to stay in the lap of luxury but there are many more affordable Cancun hotels in the Hotel Zone and also in the downtown area you will find more cheap accommodation in Cancun, all of which offer great value for your money. Where you stay on your Cancun vacation is important – you want to make sure that you find the accommodation that best fits your needs and wants.
"It could sound surprisingly strange, but the history of medical tourism goes way back to the Greeks and Romans if not even further. At that time pilgrims would travel to shrines and pools that were said to contain healing powers."
Medical tourism, also known as health travel, medical travel, or global health care is in the recent time rapidly gaining popularity in Lithuania by tourists from Middle East, United States, Western Europe and elsewhere. All this is reasonably explained first of all by low prices: Lithuania is a real solution to the high cost of healthcare in other countries – it is 3 to 4 times cheaper. Secondly, we are proud of professional and qualified doctors that have been trained in Western Europe or United States. Thirdly, assured quality of the procedures and EU standardised health care centres.