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Panoramic view of Riga, Latvia's capital city at the Daugava River
View of Riga, Latvia's capital city at the Daugava River. Riga is the largest city in the three Baltic states and home to one third of Latvia's entire population.
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About Latvia

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The map shows Latvia, an independent republic and one of the three Baltic states. The country is situated on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania. It borders Belarus, Estonia, Lithuania, and Russia, and it shares maritime borders with Sweden.

Latvia is a flat country situated in the East European Plain, the vast mountain-free part of Europe's north-eastern landscape. It is bounded by the Gulf of Riga in the northwest and by the Baltic Sea in the west. Latvia is, for the most part, a wooded moraine hill country with numerous lakes and a broad, unindented coastal plain. The longest rivers in Latvia are the Düna and the Gauja. Latvia's largest lake is Lake Lubāns with 80 km².

With an area of 64,589 km², Latvia is somewhat larger than twice the size of Belgium, or slightly larger than the US state of West Virginia.

The country is sparsely populated, just 1.91 million people (in 2019) live in the country. Latvia's principal city, cultural center, and national capital is Riga. Spoken languages are Latvian (official) and Russian.

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Political Map of Latvia
Political Map of Latvia

The map shows Latvia and surrounding countries with international borders, the national capital Riga, governorate capitals, major cities, main roads, railroads, and major airports.

You are free to use above map for educational purposes (fair use), please refer to the Nations Online Project.

The map shows the location of following Latvian cities, towns:

Ainaži, Aizkraukle, Aizpute, Aloja, Alūksne, Balvi, Bauska, Bārbele, Cēsis, Dagda, Daugavpils, Dobele, Dundaga, Engure, Ērgļi, Ģipka, Gulbene, Ilukste, Jaunpiebalga, Jelgava, Jēkabpils, Jūrmala, Kolka, Krāslava, Kuldīga, Kārsava, Liepāja, Ligatne, Limbaži, Lubāna, Ludza, Līvāni, Madona, Mazirbe, Mērsrags, Nereta, Ogre, Olaine, Piltene, Pope, Preiļi, Priekule, Pāvilosta, Pļaviņas, Riga, Roja, Rēzekne, Rūjiena, Salacgrīva, Saldus, Saulkrasti, Sigulda, Smiltene, Stende, Talsi, Tukums, Valka, Valmiera, Vangaži , Varaklāni, Ventspils, Viesīte, Viļaka, and Zilupe


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