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Latvia Information

ISO 3166-1LV - LVA - 428
NATO country codeLG - LVA
FIPS 10-4 codeLG
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 RepublicRaimonds Vējonis (2015)
Prime ministerMāris Kučinskis (2016)

Latvia Religion

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

Latvia Data

Area64,589 km² (24,938 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants2,277,000 population (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

  1. Lithuania Lithuania 453 km
  2. Estonia Estonia 339 km
  3. Russia Russia 217 km
  4. Belarus Belarus 141 km

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 Airport

Latvia Hotel

Hotel Lauču AkmensLauču Akmens
Lauču Akmens is a lovely camping that offers accommodation in holiday wooden cottages directly on Vidzeme Beach. Facilities include a café-bar, a beach volleyball court and a sauna... view more
€ 43
Hotel NaktsvijolesNaktsvijoles
Naktsvijoles is located in a quiet area surrounded by nature. Guests are welcome to use free Wi-Fi access in all rooms at this property. All units are warmly decorated and simply furnished... view more
€ 25
Hotel PūteļkrogsPūteļkrogs
Pūteļkrogs offers family friendly accommodation in a green, quiet area 5 km from Tērvete Nature Park. It is surrounded by nature, yet close to the motorway. It offers free Wi-Fi... view more
€ 30
Hotel Dikli Palace HotelDikli Palace Hotel

Dikli Palace Hotel is ideal place for recreation, seminars and celebrations. The manor house was built in neo-baroque style in 1896... view more
€ 55
Hotel RigaHome R. Vāgnera 8 ApartmentRigaHome R. Vāgnera 8 Apartment
Located in Riga’s Old Town, a UNESCO Heritage Site, RigaHome R. Vāgnera 8 Apartment offers accommodation with free Wi-Fi, cable TV and a fully equipped kitchen. The RigaHome R... view more
€ 72
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Latvia Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 11Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 311519
WinterParticipation : 11Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0448
TotalParticipation : 22Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 315927
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