Latvia (2004)

abby hibbard

The country(s)

Latvia is a country sorrounded by 4 other countrys called Estonia,Russia,Belarus,and Lithunia. Latvia has 10 citys in Latvia. their is Ventspils,Jurmala,Ogre,Valiera,Jelgava,Leipaja,Jekabpils,Rezekene,and Daugavpil. The capitol of Latvia is Riga. the map above shows Latvia. Go ahead and take a look.

The flag

the flag has a numerrus amount of colores (well mainly two). there is red and wight and thats all. theyr have changed their flag since the years had changed and the final flag they have is the red and wight one.

The facts about 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.

-Latvia is a country with the EU (european union).

-Latvia has 500 km metters of sandy beaches

-Lativia is 24,938 sq miles.The population of Latvia goes up to 2,036,000 people

the time to join

Latvia was the last of the states which would join the EU in 2004 to hold a referendum on the issue. Just over two-thirds of voters voted Yes and Latvia joined the EU on May 1 2004

the natural resources

peat, limestone, dolomite, amber, hydropower, timber, arable land

the language

Latvian belongs to the Baltic branch of the Indo-European language family. It is one of two living Baltic languages with an official status (the other being Lithuanian).

the best place to be

you might be wondering "where do i whant to go in Latvia?" well i know the top ten place you can go to in Latvia...

1. The Rundāle Palace

2. Aglona Basilica

3. Old Riga

4. Jūrmala city

5. The historical centre of Kuldīga

6. Gauja national park

7. Turaida Museum

8. Ventspils

9. Liepāja

10. Cēsis old town

... I jest told you about the top 10. their are more sites to see you might even whant to check them out right know so what do you say?

the most intresting place to visit in Latvia is the Venta Waterfall. I chouse this place because the Venta Waterfall is the wildest waterfall in Europe. This 249 meter wide naturally formed waterfall is associated with a number of legends and historical events. Their is a divice for caching fish (made by Duck Jacob) to where you can cach it in the mid-air.
Latvia's history and culture is a rich culture-historic heritage. Because of its multicural mix, Latvia's history and culture stands out because of its variety but at the same itsingularity and unieqeness.Jest imagian the muesums. There full of facts for you their. They even shown some stuff you might already know. In the old ages they had castles and manor houses. Go visit Latvia right now. Find out about all the fun facts about this place. What are you waiting for?

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