The Republic of Latvia is a North European neighbor of the Russian Federation. The country is rich in Bronze Age artifacts; forest lands and wildlife; and folklore and folk music traditions that have been preserved for more than 1,000 years. Contributors typically seek answers to Latvia's participation in the European Union; and response to the Soviet legacy of economic underdevelopment, educational underachievement, large scale indebtedness, Russian dominated urban life, and school closings.


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No, as any language it developed and belongs to the indo-europian langauge family.
No. Latvian President's terms are 4 years, but they may be re-elected for a second term. It is basically the same as the United State.
the most watched sports are ice hockey and soccer
No there is a president
maybe i think yeah but not in 2 years or less... i really dont know.... i hope he would because i know Latvia is a small country but it really dont matter :) does it???
They are by the Baltic Sea.
Latvians. We call ourselves as `latvieši` [pronunciation- latvieshi]
city in a country that borders lithuania, latvia, and russia is minsk in belarus
No, Latvian Lats are used. Latvia plans to join the Eurozone in 2014.
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In the center of the country. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the river Daugava .
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Satikšanās. [ pronunciation -satikshanaas]
There are no states in Latvia . We have only 4 regions ( novadi ) whitch are Zemgale , Kurzeme , Latgale , Vidzeme . But its similar to states in some way .
3hr 00min Riga (RIX) to Rome Fiumicino (FCO) by a nonstop flight operated by Air Baltic.
Slegta sala is a Latvian equivalent of the title to the movie 'Shutter Island'.
Mostly for forestery and agriculture.
Latvia has a 498 kilometer coastline on the Baltic Sea.
Bildinajums is a Latvian equivalent to the title of the movie 'The Proposal'.
Of the 239 countries extant today, by size, with 64589 km2, Latvia comes in 124.
Diegs I guess... Not sure if it changes...
Dzuli un Dzulija is a Latvian equivalent of the title to the movie 'Julie and Julia'.
Ilaijas gramata is a Latvian equivalent of the title to the movie 'The Book of Eli'.
Vilkatis is a Latvian equivalent to the title of the movie 'The Wolfman'.
I think itakes 2 - 5 hours not longer!
As of the 1st of January 2014, the Euro is the currency of Latvia,so you can use it there now.
Gaiziņkalns is the biggest moutain in Latvia . Its 312 m height .
President - Andris Bērziņš (Union of Greens & Farmers) Prime-minister - Valdis Dombrovskis (Unity) Speaker of the Parliament (Saeima) - Solvita Āboltiņa (Unity)
Yes but there is a visa on arrival service at most Cambodian entry points.
As Latvia is very forested country there are many wild animals around. Most popular are wild-pigs, beavers, deer, foxes and other typical northern forest animals.
The Latvia's neighbouring countries are Belarus, Lithuania, Estonia and Russia.
No. Latvia is a country in Europe . It is one of the Blatic States , located at the Baltic sea.
Cathedral Riga, Kalkstrasse, and the promenade Riga. Those are the major Latvian landmarks
Moscow, the capital city of Russia.
Your passport must be valid for your intended length of stay.. Some countries allow up to six months per visit, other countries only allow three months; To avoid complications, you passport should probably be valid for at least six months.
Latvia (being independent) has had only one dictator. His name is Karlis Ulmanis. After that, being affected by war, Latvia has been in both - Russia's and Germany's jurisdiction.
There are many reasons why the Soviet union invaded Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania (The Baltic States). Russia has always wanted to get near to the Baltic Sea and wanted to rule the sea but fortunately the Russia has never succeeded. The other reason was that the Soviet union wanted to spread...
Lady Gaga does not have a concert in Latvia scheduled between April and August of 2012. For her scheduled concerts, see the Related Link.
It is bordered by Estonia, Russia, Belarus, Lithuania and by a maritime border to the west with Sweden.
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Looking for Latvia . According to the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, Latvia is a "country in northeastern Europe, along the shores of the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga." For a map that'll give you a visual explanation of the above, see the Related Link. And to read more about Latvia on...
Bear in latvian is Lācis.
Latvians have a quite a general and mixed cuisine, inspired from Germany, Russia and Scandinavians. Most popular foods are: potatoes, beans, peas, cabbage, pork, sausages, rice, eggs and lot of different milk products like biezpiens (similar to cottage cheese), kefirs( like buttermilk).
Latvia's highest point is Gaiziņkalns, 311.6 m (1,022 ft).
The three big rivers that empty into the gulf of Riga are Daugava, Lielupe and Gauja. There are some other rivers emptying from the Estonian side, too, but I don't know them. These rivers come from the Latvian side.
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are independent sovereign states and are all members of the European Union.
In recent years, summer temperatures have soared to as high as 40 for a few days. However, because summer in Latvia is just for 6 weeks, people love the hot weather.
-18 C. Average -6 to -9 C
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The Lifestyle of Latvia (Latvija) is very laid back and civilised. They aren't the first people to smile either!
Latvia is not a town, it is a republic in Europe.
about 500 lats (500 lati)
No they have not qualified for the world cup.
In the Axis History Forum (see link) the number is given as about 77,000. This figure sounds fairly accurate. Note that in addition to Latvian Jews, many German Jews were deported to Latvia and shot in 'killing fields' near the capital, Riga.
The site of todays Riga has been recorded as Duna Urbs as early as the 2nd century. It was settled by the Livs, an ancient Finnic tribe
Yes. A latvian alien passport is the same as a Schengen Visa. This means that you can travel to any of the schengen states (include Norway), live for up to 90 days without any problems. For stays beyond 90 days, you need a visa from the state where you wish to reside.
they like to play grass eating, snow shoveling, wheed whacking, and their favorite sport is pencil sharpening. Hushi Matsuzaka is a professional pencil sharpenr. He is undefeated.
693,064 inhabitants (January 2014).
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An architect could likely say more about this but I would say: . There are building that have been standing since before Columbus discovered the America's! In Riga there is a section of the original city wall dated from the begining of the 13 th,. century! Almost 300 years before Columbus' discovery...
Riga, Liepaja, Ventspils, Jelgava, Jekabpils, Daugavpils, Rezekne, Cesis, Valmiera.
No. Latvia is not an LEDC. All LEDCs are located in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia (plus Afghanistan) and are considered the worse-off countries in the world. Latvia is located in northeastern Europe and is a member of the European Union. it' s GDP per capita on average is 20 times higher than...
Latvia is known for their folk/dance/song festivals. Beautiful flowers, parks. Theaters, basketball players, hockey, beer. And mostly girls, Latvia has got many beautiful girls. Latvia has the best hockey fans in the world and one of the greatest beers.
Latvia's first Olympic competition was at the 1924 Winter Games in Chamonix. They sent two athletes to compete, speed skater Alberts Rumba and cross country skier Roberts Plūme. Rumba was the first to compete, skating in the men's 500 meters on January 26 and finishing 16th.
The legal age to purchase tobacco in Latvia is 18 years old.