Latvia

Latvia's flagLocation: Northeast Europe
Official name: Republic of Latvia
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1991 / 1991
Capital city: Riga
Population: 2.2 million / 88 people per sq mile (34 people per sq km)
Total land area: 24,938 square miles (64,589 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Latvian (official language), Russian
Main religions: Other 43%, Lutheran 24%, Roman Catholic 18%, Orthodox Christian 15%
Ethnic mix: Latvian 59%, Russian 28%, Belarussian 4%, Other 4%, Ukrainian 3%, Polish 2%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Lats = 100 santimi
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3019 kilocalories

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