Latvia Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Eating together as a family is highly valued. Bread is usually served at every meal. Lunch is usually the... More
  • Family: Several generations may share a single living space. Grandparents may care for children, and the elderly are looked after in... More
  • Fashion: Men wear suits, shirts and ties to work. Women wear dresses. For casual wear, people wear neat slacks and sweaters.... More
  • Visiting: The way the food is presented is extremely important, and after the meal, the gathering often breaks into song. There... More

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Capital Riga
Government Type parliamentary democracy
Currency LVL
Population 2,178,443
Total Area 24,938 Square Miles
64,589 Square Kilometers
Location Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania
Language Latvian (official), Lithuanian, Russian, other

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