Latvia

Latvia is one of the three in . The biggest travel destination in the country is the capital , whose Old Town is a World Heritage Site.
Photo: NASA, Public domain.

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is the financial, creative, and cultural center of Latvia. Photo: Poco a poco, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Courland is one of the Historical Latvian Lands in western Latvia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is one of the Historical Latvian Lands. The capital of Latvia, , is situated in the southwestern part of the region. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is one of the Historical Latvian Lands. It is the easternmost region and is north of the Daugava River. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The on the Baltic Sea sits at the heart of Latvia, and is its political, population, and cultural center. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Semigallia, also spelt Semigalia, is one of the Historical Latvian Lands located in the south of the and the north of the Saule region of . Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

The is the only biosphere reserve in Latvia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Latvia

Latitude of center
57° or 57° north
Longitude of center
25° or 25° east
Population
2,030,000
Elevation
105 metres (344 feet)
Capital
Area
64,589 km² (24,938 miles²)
Currency
Lat (LVL)
Phone code
371
Internet domain
.lv
Open­Street­Map ID
node 432425019
Geo­Names ID
458258
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Латвиа
  • Achinese: Latvia
  • Adyghe; Adygei: Латвие
  • Afar: Latviya
  • Afrikaans: Letland
  • Akan: Latvia
  • Albanian: Letoni
  • Albanian: Letonia
  • Amharic: ላትቪያ
  • Arabic: Letonia
  • Arabic: بلتفيا
  • Arabic: جيلغافا
  • Arabic: داوغافبلس
  • Arabic: داوغالفس
  • Arabic: لاتفي
  • Arabic: لاتفيا
  • Arabic: لاتيفيا
  • Arabic: لتفيا
  • Aragonese: Letonia
  • Aramaic: ܠܐܛܒܝܐ
  • Armenian: Լաթվիա
  • Armenian: Լատվիա
  • Assamese: লাটভিয়া
  • Asturian; Bable: Letonia
  • Avaric: Latvia
  • Avaric: Латвия
  • Awadhi: लातविया
  • Azerbaijani: Latviya
  • Balinese: Latvia
  • Bambara: Letoni
  • Bashkir: Латвия
  • Basque: Letonia
  • Bavarian: Lettland
  • Belarusian: Латвія
  • Bengali: লাতভিয়া
  • Bengali: লাত্ভিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: लातविया
  • Bhojpuri: लातवीया
  • Bhojpuri: लैटविया
  • Bihari : लैटविया
  • Bishnupriya: লাতভিয়া
  • Bislama: Latvia
  • Bosnian: Latvija
  • Bosnian: Letonija
  • Breton: Latvia
  • Bulgarian: Латвия
  • Bulgarian: Република Латвия
  • Burmese: လတ်ဗီယာနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: လတ်ဗီးယား
  • Catalan: Letònia
  • Cebuano: Latvia
  • Cebuano: Latwiya
  • Central Bicolano: Latbya
  • Central Kurdish: لاتڤیا
  • Chamorro: Letonia
  • Chavacano: Letonia
  • Chechen: Латви
  • Cherokee: ᎳᏘᏫᎠ
  • Chinese: Latvia
  • Chinese: Lātuōwéiyà
  • Chinese: 拉脫維亞
  • Chinese: 拉脱维亚 / 拉脫維亞
  • Chinese: 拉脱维亚
  • Church Slavic: Латвїꙗ
  • Chuvash: Латви
  • Cornish: Latvi
  • Corsican: Lettonia
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Latviya
  • Croatian: Latvija
  • Croatian: Letonija
  • Czech: Lotyšsko
  • Danish: Letland
  • Dimli: Letonya
  • Divehi: ލެޓުވިއާ
  • Dutch: LV
  • Dutch: LVA
  • Dutch: Letland
  • Dzongkha: ལཊ་བི་ཡ
  • Dzongkha: ལེཊི་བི་ཡ
  • Dzongkha: ལེཊི་བི་ཡ།
  • Eastern Mari: Латвий
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: لاتفيا
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Lettland
  • English: LAT
  • English: LVA
  • English: Latvian Republic
  • English: Latvija
  • English: Republic of Latvia
  • English: lv
  • English: 🇱🇻
  • Erzya: Латвия Мастор
  • Esperanto: LV
  • Esperanto: Latvio
  • Esperanto: Latvujo
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Latvio
  • Estonian: Läti
  • Estonian: Läti Vabariik
  • Ewe: Latvia
  • Ewe: Latvia nutome
  • Extremaduran: Letonia
  • Extremaduran: Letónia
  • Faroese: Lettland
  • Fijian Hindustani: Latvia
  • Finnish: Latvia
  • Franco-Provençal: Lètonia
  • Franco-Provençal: Lètonie
  • French: LV
  • French: Lettonie
  • French: la République de Lettonie
  • Frisian: Letlân
  • Friulian: Letonie
  • Fulah: Latvia
  • Fulah: Letonii
  • Gaelic (Scots): An Laitbhe
  • Gaelic (Scots): Laitbhia
  • Gaelic (Scots): Latbhia
  • Gagauz: Latviya
  • Gallegan: Letonia - Latvija
  • Gallegan: Letonia
  • Ganda: Lativya
  • Ganda: Latvia
  • Georgian: ლატვია
  • German: Lettland
  • Goanese Konkani: Latvia
  • Goanese Konkani: लाटविया
  • Gothic: 𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
  • Greek: Λετονία
  • Greek: Λεττονία
  • Guarani: Letoña
  • Guarani: Letóña
  • Guianese Creole French: Létoni
  • Gujarati: લાટવિયા
  • Gujarati: લાત્વિયા
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Letoni
  • Hakka Chinese: Latvia
  • Hausa: Laitfiya
  • Hausa: Lakawia
  • Hausa: Latvia
  • Hausa: Litibiya
  • Hawaiian: Lakawia
  • Hebrew: לאטביה
  • Hebrew: לטביה
  • Hindi: लाटविया
  • Hindi: लातविया
  • Hindi: लात्विया
  • Hungarian: Lett Köztársaság
  • Hungarian: Lettország
  • Icelandic: Lettland
  • Ido: Latvia
  • Igbo: Latvia
  • Iloko: Letonia
  • Inari Sami: Latvia
  • Inari Sami: Latvia täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Latvia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Latvia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Lettonia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Republica de Latvia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Republica de Lettonia
  • Interlingue: Latvia
  • Irish: An Laitvia
  • Irish: an Laitvia
  • Italian: Lettonia
  • Jamaican Creole English: Latvia
  • Japanese: ラトビア
  • Japanese: ラトビア共和国
  • Javanese: Latvia
  • Javanese: Lètlan
  • Kabardian: Латвиэ
  • Kabiyé: Lɛtonii
  • Kabyle: Liṭṭunya
  • Kalaallisut: Letlandi
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Латдин Орн
  • Kannada: ಲಾಟ್ವಿಯ
  • Kannada: ಲಾಟ್ವಿಯಾ
  • Kannada: ಲಾತ್ವಿಯ
  • Kannada: ಲ್ಯಾಟ್ವಿಯ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Latviya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Латвия
  • Kashmiri: لیٹوِیا
  • Kashubian: Łotewskô
  • Kashubian: Łotwa
  • Kazakh: Латвия
  • Khmer: ឡេតូនី
  • Kikuyu: Lativia
  • Kinyarwanda: Lativiya
  • Kirghiz: Латвия
  • Komi-Permyak: Латвия
  • Komi: Латвия
  • Kongo: Latvia
  • Korean: 라트비아
  • Korean: 라트비아 공화국
  • Kurdish: Letonya
  • Kurdish: لاتڤیا
  • Ladin: Letonia
  • Ladino: Letonia
  • Lao: Letonia
  • Lao: ປະເທດລັດເວຍ
  • Lao: ປະເທດແລດໂຕນີ
  • Lao: ລັດເວຍ
  • Latin: Lettonia
  • Latvian: LAT
  • Latvian: LVA
  • Latvian: Latvija
  • Latvian: Latvijas Republika
  • Letzeburgesch: Lettland
  • Lezghian: Латвия
  • Ligurian: Lettònnia
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Letland
  • Lingala: Letoni
  • Lithuanian: Latvija
  • Liv: Leţmō
  • Livvi: Latvii
  • Lombard: Latvia
  • Lombard: Letonia
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Letlaand
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Lettland
  • Luba-Katanga: Letoni
  • Macedo Romanian: Letonia
  • Macedonian: Латвија
  • Madurese: Latvia
  • Maithili: लैटविया
  • Malagasy: Latvia
  • Malagasy: Letonia
  • Malagasy: Letônia
  • Malay (generic): Latvia
  • Malayalam: ലാത്വിയ
  • Malayalam: ലാത്‌വിയ
  • Malayalam: ലാറ്റ്വിയ
  • Maltese: Latvja
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Latvja
  • Maltese: il-Latvja
  • Manipuri: ꯂꯦꯠꯚꯤꯌꯥ
  • Manx: Yn Latvey
  • Maori: Rāwhia
  • Marathi: लाटव्हिया
  • Marathi: लात्व्हिया
  • Mazanderani: لاتویا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Latvia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Latvia
  • Minangkabau: Latvia
  • Mingrelian: ლატვია
  • Moksha: Латвие
  • Moksha: Латвиень Республик
  • Moldavian: Летония
  • Mongolian: Латви
  • Mongolian: ꯂꯦꯠꯚꯤꯌꯥ
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: لاتڤيا
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: ليتونيا
  • Narom: Lettonnie
  • Nauru: Ratebiya
  • Navajo: Létbiiya
  • Ndebele, North: Latvia
  • Nepali: लाट्भिया
  • Nepali: लात्भिया
  • Newari: लात्भिया
  • Northern Frisian: Letlun
  • Northern Frisian: Letlönj
  • Northern Luri: لاتویا
  • Northern Sami: Latvia
  • Northern Sami: Latvia dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Látvia
  • Norwegian: Latvia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Latvia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lettland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Latvia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Latvia
  • Novial: Latvia
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Letònia
  • Oriya: ଲାଟଭିଆ
  • Oromo: Laativiyaa
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Латви
  • Pali: लाट्विया
  • Pampanga: Latvia
  • Pampanga: Letonia
  • Pampanga: Letonya
  • Pangasinan: Latbia
  • Panjabi: ਲਾਤਵੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Latvia
  • Pennsylvania German: Lettlond
  • Persian: جمهوری لتونی
  • Persian: لاتویا
  • Persian: لتونی
  • Picard: Létonie
  • Piemontese: Letònia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Latwya
  • Polish: Łotwa
  • Pontic: Λετονία
  • Pontic: Λεττονία
  • Portuguese: Letonia
  • Portuguese: Letónia
  • Portuguese: Letônia
  • Portuguese: Republica da Letonia
  • Portuguese: República da Letónia
  • Portuguese: República da Letônia
  • Pushto: لاتویا
  • Pushto: ليتهويا
  • Quechua: Letonia
  • Quechua: Lituniya
  • Quechua: Litunya
  • Raeto-Romance: Lettonia
  • Romanian: Letonia
  • Romanian: Летония
  • Rundi: Lativa
  • Russia Buriat: Латви
  • Russian: Latvija
  • Russian: Латвийская Республика
  • Russian: Латвия
  • Russian: Республика Латвия
  • Rusyn: Латвія
  • Samoan: Lativia
  • Samoan: Ripapelika o Lativia
  • Sango: Letonùii
  • Sanskrit: लाट्विया
  • Santali: ᱞᱟᱛᱵᱷᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Lettonia
  • Saterfriesisch: Letlound
  • Saterfriesisch: Lätlound
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Lettland
  • Scots: Latvie
  • Serbian: Letonija
  • Serbian: Летонија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Latvija
  • Serbo-Croatian: Letonija
  • Shan: မိူင်းလၢတ်ႈဝီႇယႃႇ
  • Shona: Latvia
  • Sicilian: Lettunia
  • Sindhi: لاتويا
  • Sinhalese: ලැට්වියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Latvia
  • Skolt Sami: Latvia tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Lotyšsko
  • Slovenian: Latvija
  • Somali: Latfiya
  • Sorbian, Lower: Letiska
  • Sorbian, Upper: Letiska
  • Sotho, Southern: Latvia
  • South Azerbaijani: لتونی
  • Southern Sami: Lettlaante
  • Spanish: Letonia
  • Spanish: Republica de Letonia
  • Spanish: República de Letonia
  • Sranan: Letlenikondre
  • Sundanese: Latvia
  • Swahili (generic): Lativia
  • Swahili (generic): Latvia
  • Swati: ILathiviya
  • Swedish: Latvia
  • Swedish: Latvija
  • Swedish: Lettland
  • Tagalog: Latbiya
  • Tagalog: Latvia
  • Tajik: Латвия
  • Tamil: லாட்வியா
  • Tamil: லாத்வியா
  • Tatar: Latviä
  • Tatar: Латвия
  • Telugu: లాట్వియా
  • Telugu: లాత్వియా
  • Tetum: Letónia
  • Thai: ประเทศลัตเวีย
  • Thai: ลัตเวีย
  • Thai: ลัทเวีย
  • Tibetan: ལ་ཊ་ཝིཡ།
  • Tibetan: ལཏ་བི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: ላትቪያ
  • Tok Pisin: Latvia
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Lativia
  • Tosk Albanian: Lettland
  • Tsonga: Latvia
  • Tumbuka: Latvia
  • Tunisian Spoken Arabic: لاتڥيا
  • Turkish: Letonya
  • Turkmen: Latwiýa
  • Twi: Latvia
  • Udmurt: Латвия
  • Uighur: لاتۋىيە
  • Ukrainian: Латвія
  • Urdu: لٹویا
  • Uzbek: Latviya
  • Venetian: Łetonia
  • Venetian: Łetònia
  • Veps: Latvii
  • Veps: Latvijan Tazovaldkund
  • Veps: Lätänma
  • Veps: Lätänman Tazovaldkund
  • Vietnamese: Latvia
  • Vietnamese: Lát-vi-a
  • Vlaams: Letland
  • Vlax Romani: Latviya
  • Volapük: Latviyän
  • Walloon: Letoneye
  • Waray (Philippines): Letonia
  • Welsh: Gweriniaeth Latfia
  • Welsh: Latfia
  • Western Balochi: لاتویا
  • Western Mari: Латви
  • Western Panjabi: لیٹویا
  • Wolof: Letoni
  • Wolof: Letóoni
  • Wu Chinese: 拉脱维亚
  • Yakut: Латвия
  • Yiddish: לעטלאַנד
  • Yiddish: לעטלאנד
  • Yoruba: Latifia
  • Yoruba: Látfíà
  • Yue Chinese: 拉脫維亞
  • Zeeuws: Letland
  • Zhuang: Latvia
  • Zulu: ILatviya
  • Zulu: i-Latvia
  • Latveja
  • Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic
  • Latvijas Padomju Socialistiska Respublika
  • Latviyskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika
  • Latvėjė

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