Riga region

The Riga region on the Baltic Sea sits at the heart of , and is its political, population, and cultural center. In addition to the city of Riga, the most popular tourist destination in the country, there is the seaside resort of Jūrmala with its seaside wooden houses and numerous spas.

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is a resort town in . It claims to have the longest beach in Northern Europe.

is the financial, creative, and cultural center of .

is administratively in the , however culturally a part of the Vidzeme region.


concentration camp memorial complex is in the , about 15 km southeast of and is a memorial for the people who died there during the Nazi regime in Latvia.

is a town in , some 70 kilometers to the west of .

Riga region

  • Location:  , ,
  • Latitude of center:  57° 2' 48.2" (57.0467°) north
  • Longitude of center:  24° 22' 43.2" (24.3787°) east
  • Wikidata:  Riga region

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