Riga is one of the most populated cities in Latvia, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Europe, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 56.53N latitude / 24.08E longitude. For routing in Riga, please check the free driving directions Riga service below.
When you visit Latvia, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Latvian, and the officially used currency is Euro (EUR), since 2014.
Riga, the capital city, has numerous population; 867 700 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Riga counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Latvia, bears 1 929 938 sum citizens spreading on its 24 926,36 sq mi / 64 559 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Latvia is Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while salute for the national anthem called: Dievs, Sveti Latviju (God Bless Latvia).
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Latvia Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Latvia
Latvia borders Estonia in the north, Lithuania in the south, the Baltic Sea with the Gulf of Riga in the west, Russia in the east, and Belarus in the southeast. Latvia is largely a fertile lowland with numerous lakes and hills to the east.