By: Michael Plano
History and Government Type
Latvia was part of the Soviet Union (Russia). It officially became a country on November 18, 1918 when they were freed from the Soviet Union. They formed a Pariamentary Democracy. A Pariamentary Democracy is where citizens have power. They vote on representatives and then they make the laws based on what the citizens want
Tourism of Latvia
Visitors come to Latvia to see its War Museum, Rundāle Place, Turaida Castle, etc.
Where Latvia is located and it's s geography
Latvia is located at 57*N and 25*E. It boarders Estonia, Lithuania, Belarus, and Russia. It has coastline to the Baltic Sea. The Daugava, Lielupe, and Gauja Rivers run through it. Over 90% of the country is below 200 meters in elevation.