What heritage is Lithuanian?

Culture of Lithuania combines an indigenous heritage, represented by the unique Lithuanian language, with Nordic cultural aspects and Christian traditions resulting from historical ties with Poland.

What are Lithuanians mixed with?

Ethnic groups: Lithuanian 83.5%, Polish 6.7%, Russian 6.3%, Byelorussian 1.2%, other 2.3%. Religions: Catholic (79%), Orthodox (4.1%), Protestant (1.9%). Languages: Lithuanian; a minority speaks Russian (8%) and Polish (5.6%). Literacy: 99.6%.

Who are Lithuanians genetically closest to?

MtDNA diversity revealed that Lithuanians are close to both Slavic (Indo-European) and Finno-Ugric speaking populations of Northern and Eastern Europe. Y-chromosome SNP haplogroup analysis showed Lithuanians to be closest to Latvians and Estonians.

Are Lithuanians dark?

Ethnic lithuanians tend to be more dark than blond. There are some blonds, but most have light brown to dark brown hair.

Who is the most famous Lithuanian?

Famous Lithuanians

  • Violeta Urmana. Opera singer.
  • Jurgis Mačiūnas. Artist.
  • Birutė Galdikas. Anthropologist, environmentalist.
  • Arūnas Matelis. Film director.
  • Rūta Šepetys. Writer.
  • Žydrūnas Savickas. Strongman.
  • David Geringas. Cellist and Conductor.
  • Ilja Laurs. Businessman.

How are Lithuanians like?

To start off, Lithuanians are kind and sensual people. They are extremely tight with their families, and it’s that core that shows its colors more times than not. However, somewhat contradictory to that, the Lithuanian people are typically Libertarian minded people.

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