Facts and stats about Latvia

2.18 million

Population. Ranked 143th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 45th in 2012.


Belarus 171 km, Estonia 343 km, Lithuania 576 km, Russia 292 km
Largest city Riga - 874,000
Capital city Riga - 874,000
Major language Latvian, Russian
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit lat
Prime minister Laimdota Straujuma
Alternative names Latvijas Republika, Republic of Latvia, Latvia, Latvija
Groups Christian countries, Cold countries, Emerging markets, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Former Soviet republics, NATO countries, World

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