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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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Welcome in Latvianthere isn't really a word for welcome but 'sveiks' (svay-ks) is the equivalent which also means hello
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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 Answers…
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Answer The capital city of the Republic of Latvia is Riga.
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about 2,260,000
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Latvia does use the Euro. It started doing so on the 1st of January 2014.
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Estimates are that each man, woman and child in the United States consumes over 100 pounds of sugar per year, or a little less than 2 pounds per week.
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You would dial 0011 1 then the 1800 number. It will not be toll-free from outside of the US. The first 5 numbers get to the US. That is true. Business toll free number do not charge if they are dialed locally or nationally. But some telecommunication companies may and can provide services that enab…
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Latvia is a geographic territory. As such, it does not think. It's inhabitants and members of it's government think, but as with any country, all will never agree on any one given issue, hence your question is impossible to answer. We can say that on September 20 2003, Latvians went to the polls a…
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The seven day Latvian ring has symbols on it. Here they are (not the symbols, the meanings) :Cross Sunday- Thank God and do good deedsWaterwheel Monday- Work brings your daily breadHome Spirit Tuesday- Protects you in your travelsLife Tree Wednesday- Appreciate your being Fiery Cross Thursday- Think…
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Marry me in Latvian is Vai tu mani precesi
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Until 1991 they were all nominally republics of the former Soviet Union (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics). Kazakhstan and part of Ukraine were under the control of Tsarist Russia at the time of the communist revolution in Russia in 1917. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were occupied and illegally…
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It is felt that out of some 93,475 Latvian Jews (1935 census) about 70,000 did not survive World War II. While it is clear that the vast majority of these died as a result of the Holocaust, it is not possible to say how many of these died in the holocaust and how many as a result of other factors, p…
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There are 77 cities in Latvia. The major cities are Riga (the capital), Ventspils, Liepaja, Jekabpils, Daugavpils, Valmiera and Cesis.
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There are a number of traditions in the country of Latvia. Some of these include celebrating the summer solstice, singing folk songs, as well as dressing up in costume for holidays.
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Eastern Europe Republic of Latvia is a North European Baltic country in the European Union. It is bordered to the north by Estonia (343 km), to the south by Lithuania (588 km), and to the east both by Belarus (141 km) and the Russian Federation (276 km). The territory of Latvia covers 64,589 km² a…
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Poor is a relative term. There are poorer coutnreis, but also many which are better off. Due to fiscal mismanagement in previous years, Latvia has been hit harder than many countries by the global economic downturn and has had, this year, to turn to international lenders for support.
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On the 1st of May 2004.
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About 2,260,000. Latvia survives really strong decrease in population. At the end of 90s population of Latvia was about 2.7 millions. Due to strong decrease, population of Latvia is ~2.230.000 [2010]EDIT:As of 2008, the population of Latvia is 2,266,094 according to Google Public Data.2 244 600
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well.... its judgeford hello lol hi bye see yah hoo
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In Latvian you are perfect is: Tu esi perfekts(masculine) Tu esi perfekta(feminine)
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Latvia was first declared a sovereign state, the Republic of Latvia, on November 18 1918. From 1940 through to the end of World War II, Latvia was occupied first by forces of the Soviet Union, then Nazi Germany and, at the end of the war, was again under Soviet occupation.The second Soviet occupatio…
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Yes they still do need a tourist visa (april 2009) for a validity period of 30 days.Latvian passport holders will NOT be granted a visit visa on arrival in UAE.Your hotel, airline or travel agency may be able to apply for tourist visa on your behalf.Be cautious, in the UAE visa rules may change over…
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Latvian lats [LVL]
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Andris Bērziņš is the President of Latvia. He became the 8th President of Latvia on 2011 July 8. Bērziņš is formerly a business man, having worked for several joint-stock companies, as well as the Privatization Fund of the Bank of Latvia.
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You can't get me on the telephone because I don't have a phone card that is valid in Latvia. I will call you from my mom phone, OK?
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No. The suffix changes making gender clear.
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The people of Latvia are caled Latvians and they are of indo European descent.
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Balvi is a town in the Latgalia region of eastern Latvia.
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Grocita I know this because i am latvian
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three horizontal lines: top being a dark red the middle white Bottom same dark red.
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Latvia has a total area of 64,589 square kilometers or 24,938 square miles. It is the world's 124th largest country by area. Its estimated population in 2010 was 2,217,969 people.
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There are many terms. Most formal would be "Vecamate" or "Vecmamina", however "ome", "vecmamma" or "vecamamma" are typicaly used in conversations. Here's an audio recording for Grandmother in Latvian, Vecmāte (Vec-mā-te): See related links
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Latvia has a moderate climate with four distinct seasons. Winter's have become warmer but the average winter temperatures are still bjust below zero. Average summer temperatures are in the high teens with daytime temperatures in the mid twenties.
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Andris Berzins
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Parliamentary Democracy
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In 2007 there were 23,273 registered births but, with 33,042 deaths, negative population growth even before taking into account migration and other factors.
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Lettish
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Parliamentary democracy from 1991Prime-minister - Valdis Dombrovskis (Unity)Coalition ie created by two right-wing parties: Unity and Union of Greens & Farmers
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Letts
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Četri.
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The White Wagtail is the national animal of Latvia.
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The White Wagtail is the national animal of Latvia.The White Wagtail is the national animal of Latvia.
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The 1 and only official language of Latvia is Latvian. It is also the most common language in Latvia.Other languages spoken in Latvia are:LatgalianRussianYiddishLatvian Sign Language
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The official language of Latvia is Latvian. Due to migration to Latvia from Russia and other areas nominally part of the Soviet Union during the occupation and annexation of Latvia by the Soviet Union which ended in 1991, Russian is spoken by a large percentage of the population. English is increa…
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As far as formal membership, the majority of Latvian's have historically been Lutheran with Catholocism in a distant second, primarily in the south of the country. Many non ethnic Latvian's, which make up a sizeable percetnage of the population, are Russian Orthodox.
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Latvian
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The statistics office of the German government published the latest data on the 1st of October 2008. This indicates that of the 82,217,837 country's residents 7,255,395 foreign citizens were registered. This constitutes 8.8% of the population.
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We don't have Strongbow sider :(
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Latvia's currency is that Lat in paper money or santims in coins. Or in Latvian, Lati or santimi.
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Ivan altuhov
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Latvian Lats
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The euro.
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LV
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No, Latvia is a sovereign country, located far from the former Yougoslavia. You can find Latvia at the Blatic sea next to Estonia, Lithuania, Belarussia and Russia.
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No. There was just one period when a leader was authorative - Karlis Ulmanis. He was president from 1936 up to the Soviet occupation in 1940. His regime was harmless and the main reasons for it was that there were hundred of parties which could not agree to anything in the parliament. People rather …
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There are no mountains in Latvia. However, the country's highest point is the hill of Gaiziņkalns, at 312 metres above sea level.
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During the 13th century greater Livonia, which was inhabited by several Baltic and Finnish tribes, was conquered and Christianized by the Order of the Brothers of the Sword
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Latvia got 4 border countries - Estonia, Russia, Belarus and Lithuania.
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Estonia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan.
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sniegpārsla
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love - miilestiba I love - Es miilu
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In the year 1510 A.D. It was called the "Riga's First Christmas Tree" You can look it up on google for more info :3.
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Prior to reading your question I had never heard this, so I can tell you this is not something Latvians spend a lot of time "claiming" ;-) A non Latvian site http://christmasarchives.com/trees.HTML does make the claim for us, however.According to them, the first decorated Christmas tree was in the n…
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Dievs svētī Latviju! (God bless Latvia!)
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In Latvia, Santa is Ziemassvētku vecītis.
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A Latvian.
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Northernmost of these countries is Estonia.
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Latvia has been a democratic republic since 1991 when when it ceded from the USSR. Their ruler is the "Prime Minister" (translates as premjerministrs) Valdis Dombrovskis.
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Daugava
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Latvia has a moderate climate with four distinct seasons. Average temperatures in the summer are in the high teens (mid twenties during the day) and just below freezing in the winter.
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The official state language is Latvian. As a large part of the population are ethnic Russians and as Russian was the official state language during the Soviet occupation, Russian is also widely spoken. English is becoming increasingly popular, especially amongst youth, many of whom no longer speak…
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Yes it does it's in Europe.
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Kā tev klājas? or Kā tev iet?
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yes, Latvia actually does have a coast, a small one<3
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moto looooooooooooooooooool oh by the way moto means fat
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Latvia is a member of Nato.
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Es Tevi milu
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Latvia's current account which had been in deficit by 27% in late 2006 was surplus in 2010
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Letonia
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current highs are in the mid to low twenties but lows are still just a few degrees above freezing. The end of March is very changeable and cold weather is as possible as warm.
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Many wars. Including World War II.
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A Augusts Vilis Abakuks (1914-1994) - a leader of the British Latvian community in exileValerians Abakovskis (1895-1921) - inventor of a propeller-powered railcar, the aerowagon.Rutanya Alda(1942) - actress (Mommy Dearest, Deer Hunter)Viktors Alksnis (1950) - Soviet military officer and Russian comm…
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Latvia is a member of Nato.
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The currency is called 'Lats'
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The distance between their capitals around 1950 km. Accordingly, the distance between their boundaries about 1600 - 1700 km.
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Laipni luudzam Amerikaa! (double letter is pronounciated long)
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Republic of Latvia is a North European Baltic country in the European Union. It is bordered to the north by Estonia (343 km), to the south by Lithuania (588 km), and to the east both by Belarus (141 km) and the Russian Federation (276 km). The territory of Latvia covers 64,589 km² and has a tempera…
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Valdis Dombrovskis is the Prime Minister of Latvia. He became the Prime Minister on 2009 March 12 after Ivars Godmanis' resignation making Dombrovskis the 11th Prime Minister of Latvia since regaining independence in 1990.
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He used to be. Now it is Andris Berzins.
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Cold! typically around 7 degrees C down to minus 10 in the evening. There will be snow on the ground, in some places beginning to slush. Dont walk on rivers!
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