What are facts about Latvia?
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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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.com, see the Related Link. Latvia is in north-eastern Europe, by the Baltic Sea.
Answer . The capital city of the Republic of Latvia is Riga.
Latvia has a 498 kilometer coastline on the Baltic Sea.
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 occupation continued until the 1991, when Latvia was able to use the break up of the Soviet Union to re establish its independence.
Andris BÄrziÅÅ¡ is the President of Latvia. He became the 8th President of Latvia on 2011 July 8. BÄrziÅÅ¡ is formerly a business man, having worked for sever…al joint-stock companies, as well as the Privatization Fund of the Bank of Latvia.
No there is a president
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 jurisdict…ion.
The Lifestyle of Latvia (Latvija) is very laid back and civilised. They aren't the first people to smile either!
Latvia is an independent state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.
In History, Politics & Society
It's lats. But only until January 2014, then it will be euro
Latvia, being in the northern hemisphere, has summer from June to August, as in the US, Canada, and the rest of Europe.