Where Is Latvia?


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Latvia is located in northeastern Europe. The country has a coastline along the Baltic Sea. Latvia shares borders with Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east and Belarus to the southeast.

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It takes about an hour to reach Latvia by plane from Central Europe, Scandinavia or Moscow. Latvia's total area is 24,938 square meters, and the population is more than 2 million. The country is a member of the European Union. Its capital Riga is centrally located on the coast of the Baltic Sea. The official language is Latvian and the major religion is Christianity.

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