The “official name” is Republic of Latvia, locals call it Latvijas Republika.
Latvia is situated in the Eastern Europe. It borders with Baltic Sea in the East (498 km), Lithuania (576 km) and Belarus (171 km) in the South, Russia (292 km) in the West and Estonia (343 km) in the North. It occupies most of the historical Livonia, which was inhabited by Baltic tribes and conquered by German colonists.
Size: Territory & Population
Latvia has a territory 64,589 sq km, out of these land takes 62,249 sq km and water is 2,340 sq km. Most of Latvia’s territory Continue reading...