Republic of Užupis
The people of Užupis donated the Republic of Užupis to Vilnius, Lithuania and the rest of the world. Republic is a collective work of the local community as a cultural, artistic, civic and social movement, constantly changing, developing and improving, making it famous in Europe and abroad, often compared to Montmartre district in Paris or Christiania in Copenhagen.
There are boards with Constitution of the Republic of Užupis in 35+ languages unveiled in Užupis
Užupis currency EuroUžas is the most stable currency and the only one in the world redeemed with beer
All members of the Government are volunteers
Republic of Užupis is the only country where citizenship is awarded by citizen and nobody else
There are no taxes in the Republic of Užupis
Užupis has a metro line to Žvėrynas (another fancy district in Vilnius)
Gediminas – The Grand Duke of Lithuania, the founder of Vilnius is buried in Užupis.