The Republic of Latvia is a country located in Northern Europe. The land borders to Estonia in the north and Lithuania to the south; and shares it with Russia and Belarus. At the same time in Latvia, with Sweden from the sea. Area; is 64,500 km2. The largest city and capital of Latvia is Riga.
Cities of Latvia
Latvia's Telephone Code: +371
Latvian Currency: Euro
Bauska, Cesis, Daugavpils, Jelgava, Jurmala, Liepaja, Rezekne, Riga
The Economy of Latvia
The country's economy is based on industry. The most important industrial branches are metal production and machine construction. Other industrial products include refrigerators, ships, railway vehicles, diesel engines, electric generators, white goods and radio. Also weaving, timber, food, footwear and clothing industry has also developed. It meets more than half of its energy needs from its own resources.
The transportation network in the country is very developed. Transportation is provided by land, iron, sea and air. Inland waterways are also used for transportation. The ports of Riga and Ventpils are commercially important. Regular flights to every country from Riga airport.
Latvia's Export Products
Timber Wood, Refined Oil, Hard Liquor, Packaged Medicines and Wheat.
Latvia's Import Products
Refined petroleum, automobile, packaged drugs, broadcast equipment and petroleum gas.
Countries Exported by Latvia
Lithuania, Great Britain, Russia, Germany and Estonia.
Latvia's Imported Countries
Lithuania, Germany, Poland, Russia and Estonia
Living Nations in Latvia
54% of the population is Latvians, 33% is Russians, 5% is White Russians, 3% is Ukrainian and 3% is Poles.
Languages spoken in Latvia
Official language; It is in LV. They are also spoken in Russian.