Your question: What grows in Lithuania?

The principal crop plants in Lithuania are rye, wheat, oats, barley, peas, potatoes, sugar beet, and flax. About 46% of the country is covered by cropland.

What crops does Lithuania export?

The main exports were butter, cheese, fish, milk, and pet food. Almost 80 percent of agricultural exports go to Russia. The main imports include processed foods and fruits. The main supplier of agricultural imports is the EU with some 52 percent of imports.

What biome is Lithuania in?

Lithuania straddles the junction between boreal coniferous and broad-leaved forests. Within a comparatively small area, the taiga and temperate biomes converge. Broad-leaf and coniferous forests are being degraded as a result of intensive economic activities.

What foods grow in Lithuania?

Arable land and permanent crops cover 3 million ha, 2 million ha is under forest and 0.5 million ha is permanent pasture. The main crops are spring barley, winter wheat, winter rye, spring wheat, potatoes, oats and pulses. Crop production includes also sugar beet, horticultural crops and linen fibre.

How many farmers are there in Lithuania?

In Lithuania, more than 32,000 farms of various sizes grow cereal, oil and leguminous crops. Grain plants form a significant part of the crop structure.

What do Lithuanians look like?

They have fair skin, more than 80% have light-colored eyes and many have light-colored hair (a stereotypical Lithuanian is thus blue-eyed blonde, even though such people are a minority). Lithuanians are among the tallest peoples of the world (this maybe explains their affinity for basketball).

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What is Lithuania famous for?

Lithuania is famous for its landscapes, flatlands, abundant forests, lakes and marches. In addition, the seaside with its sandy beaches where amber may be found and the Curonian Spit with its impressive images and dunes attract tourists as well.

Is Lithuania a good place to live?

A not so popular relocation destination among Brits, this green and beautiful EU country can be a great place for you to live, work, study, or even retire. Lithuania is the biggest of the three Baltic states that boasts a rich culture and gorgeous landscapes.

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