|Gulf of Riga|
|Settlements||Riga, Jūrmala, Pärnu, Kuressaare, Salacgrīva, Saulkrasti, Ainaži|
Where is the Gulf of Riga?
Gulf of Riga, Latvian Rīgas Jūras Līcis, Russian Rizhsky Zaliv, large gulf of the Baltic Sea, bounded by the northern coast of Latvia and the western coast of Estonia, about 7,000 sq mi (18,000 sq km) in area.
Is Riga safe at night?
Overall Riga is a fairly low crime city compared to other European Union capitals. In the Old Town area with its nightlife, markets and festivals can become crowded on the weekends with tourists and its popularity as a great spot for stag parties.
Why are Latvians so pretty?
If you’ve ever laid eyes on at least one of them, you’ve probably asked yourself: why are Latvians so beautiful? The answer is simple: genetics and hard work. With the genetics aspect of this, Latvian girls have physical features very typical of this region of Europe.
Are Latvians Slavic or Nordic?
Slavic is an adjective for Slavs (an ethnic group) Latvians are not Slavs. Nordic is by contrast geographic. The Baltics are not usually considered Nordic, albeit in the broadest stretch they sometimes are.
Can you swim in the Baltic Sea?
The Baltic sea water is cool, but not cold at summer. … The beach is safe, and you cannot swim so far, because you will kick some sea-rocks when you go far away from the shore. The water is shallow, just go to try it, no harm.
Does the Gulf of Riga freeze?
The gulf is completely frozen during roughly 60% of winters. Estonia’s thickest coastal ice — 90 cm, was recorded in the eastern part of the Gulf of Riga during the extraordinarily cold wartime winter, 1941/1942. In average winters the ice cover melts by the end of April.