Latvia

Major cities : Riga (Capital), Daugavpils, Liepāja, Jelgava and Jūrmala.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Latvia Information

ISO 3166-1LV - LVA - 428
NATO country codeLG - LVA
FIPS 10-4 codeLG
IOC CodeLAT
Continent /
Latvia CapitalRiga
Name of the inhabitantsLatvian
Latvia National anthemDievs, Sveti Latviju
Latvia National Day18 November
Latvia Currency Latvian lats (LVL)
Latvia 21 % (12 %)
Latvia Calling code+371
Latvia Country domain code .lv
Latvia Vehicle registration plateLV
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +2:00
International organizationEuropean Union
United Nations
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie Observer
Union for the Mediterranean

Latvia Head of state

President of the RepublicValdis Zatlers (2007)
Prime ministerValdis Dombrovskis (2009)

Latvia Religion

  1. Protestantism 70 %
  2. Catholicism 22 %
  3. Other 8 %

Latvia Data

City531
Area64,589 km² (24,938 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants2,277,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 35.3 /km² (91.3 /sq mi)
Length of coastline531 km
Perimeter1,681 km
Life expectancy73.0 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 10.4 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.769 (2010)
Gross domestic product28 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 7.0 %
12,207 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)43 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
18,976 US$ per capita
Inflation6.5 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: A- (Stable, 30 may 2014)
  • Fitch: A- (Stable, 20 june 2014)
  • Moody's: A3 (Stable, 14 june 2014)
  • Dagong: BB (Stable, 20 october 2010)

Latvia Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Timber
  2. Arable land
  3. Limestone
  4. Peat
  5. Dolomite
  6. Amber
  7. Hydroelectricity

Latvia Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Potatoes
  2. Vegetables
  3. Fish
  4. Poultry
  5. Grain
  6. Milk
  7. Pork
  8. Eggs
  9. Rapeseed

Latvia Border

Latvia Map

Latvia Climate

  1. Humid continental climate 97 %
  2. Oceanic climate 3.2 %

Latvia Weather (Riga)

Latvia Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : F
Power socketPower socket : C Power socket : F

Airport Latvia

Riga International AirportDaugavpilsLiepaja
Ri-ga (Skulte)

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Latvia Hotel

Hotel PurmaliņasPurmaliņas
Jaunmārupe
Located in a quiet and green area, Purmaliņas is 17 km from the centre of Riga and from the Baltic Sea, accessible via the A5 main road 2 km away. It offers free sauna access. The holiday home is spacious and classically appointed... view more
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€ 150
Hotel B&B Krisjanis and GertrudeB&B Krisjanis and Gertrude

Rīga
Just 3 tram stops away from the Old Town of Riga, this very pleasant and homely accommodation is situated in a wooden house in the city centre of the Latvian capital... view more
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€ 35
Hotel Guest House MelonGuest House Melon
Jūrmala
Located in Jūrmala, 300 metres from the Baltic Sea, Guest House Melon offers accommodation in bungalows with free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV. Free private parking and a children's pool are available on site... view more
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€ 100
Hotel Krimuldas MuižaKrimuldas Muiža
Sigulda
Located in Sigulda, within the borders of the Gauja National Park, Krimuldas Muiža offers accommodation in dormitories with shared bathrooms or rooms with private bathrooms. It has a spa and wellness centre... view more
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€ 36
Hotel Guest House SvelmesGuest House Svelmes
Katlakalns
Offering an indoor swimming pool, saunas and a hot tub, Guest House Svelmes is located in Katlakalns and surrounded by a garden. Riga is 12 km away. The rooms at Svelmes are warmly decorated and feature wooden furniture... view more
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€ 20
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Latvia Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 9Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 211417
WinterParticipation : 9Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0213
TotalParticipation : 18Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 213520
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