Riga is the capital and the largest city of Latvia. With 696,593 inhabitants (2015), Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to one third of Latvia’s population.
What is the capital of Latvia?
Is Latvia a country or a city?
Latvia, formerly known as the Republic of Latvia, can be found on the northwest edge of Europe and shares a border with Russia. Its capital city is Riga, which also holds the title as the country’s largest city.
What is a person from Riga called?
+ Person from Riga, for example. LETT.
Is Riga a safe city?
Riga is a relatively safe city when compared to other cities in Europe. As with all big cities you must be aware of your surroundings. Pick pocketing is common within the tourist areas of Riga, specifically in the central market and between the bus station tunnel and the Old Town, along Valnu Street.
What nationality is the name Riga?
Southern Italian and Greek: variant of Greek Rigas.
Is Latvia a poor country?
Latvia is the fourth poorest EU state in terms of GDP per capita. According to Eurostat data from 2015 (published in March 2017), the quality of life in Latvia is just 64% of the European average. Latvia is the fourth poorest EU country according to Eurostat.