Latvia Statistics

  • Capital: Riga
  • Population: 2,178,443
  • GDP: $32,510,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    24,938 (sq miles)
    64,589 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: Latvian lat (LVL)

Latvia Facts

  • Latvia Facts... Latvia is one of three countries known as the "Baltic States". The other Baltic State countries are Estonia and Lithuania. Latvia is also known as Lettland,... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes...

    Eating together as a family is highly valued. Bread is usually served at every meal. Lunch is usually the main meal of the day,... Learn More

  • In their Language... Russian is still used in commerce and daily life. English and German are also widely used. Latvian is related to the Lithuanian language. Latvian... Learn More
  • Family... Several generations may share a single living space. Grandparents may care for children, and the elderly are looked after in return. Family members in the... Learn More
  • Fashion...

    Men wear suits, shirts and ties to work. Women wear dresses. For casual wear, people wear neat slacks and sweaters. The Latvians dress with... Learn More

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