Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania, the country's administrative, cultural and economic centre. Vilnius is home to about 550 000 inhabitants. The territory of Vilnius is 394 sq. km.
Currently there are 27 scientific research institutions, 10 universities, 8 private colleges with more than 84 000 students studying there.
The most vigorous sectors of national economy are related to food and bavarage industries, real estate, rent and other business activities, construction as well as wholesale and retail trade.