Lovely Latvia

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Did You Know?

Woodlands cover 40% of Latvia's land. Latvia has over 3,000 lakes and 12,000 rivers? That's a lot!

Geography, Location, and Currency


Latvia is currently under the Euro currency, but initially used Lats. Social work activities are 15.1% of the Latvian economy.

The exact location of Latvia is 57°N, 25°E. Also north of Luthiania.

Physical features include Lakes, rivers, Latvian Lowland, and Gulf of Riga.

Government Type, Capital, and Major Cities

The Parliamentary Republic is the government type. The capital of Latvia is Riga. Four other major cities are Daugavpils, Vec-Liepāja, Jelgava, and Liepāja.

Another Country? A Founding Country?

Yes, Latvia was Baltic. No, Latvia was not a founding company. Latvia joined the EU in September 20th, 2003.