Litecoin, commonly known as LTC or Ł is a P2P cryptocurrency and uses scrypt in its POW.
Litecoin creation is based on an open source software project under MIT/X11 license and its transfers are not managed by any central authority.
It is used as a mean for cheaper (near zero cost) and everyday-use transactions.
LTC claims to be the fourth-largest true cryptocurrency by market capitalization.
Official website: https://litecoin.org
|Litecoin Price as of 10 July 2019||$118.74 USD|
|Market Cap||$7,432,338,932 USD|
|Total Supply||62,594,212 LTC|
|Max Supply||62,594,212 LTC|
|All Time High||$375.29 USD on Dec 19, 2017|
|All Time Low||$1.11 USD on Jan 14, 2015|
Courtesy of Coinmarketcap.com
How to get it?
This page summarises everything you need to know about buying and selling LTC: https://litecoin.info/index.php/Purchasing_litecoins.
You can also mine Litecoins: https://99bitcoins.com/litecoin-mining/.