Latvia

Key facts about Latvia

Official name: Republic of Latvia

Capital: Riga

Population: 1 968 957 (as of 01.2016)

Area: 64 589 sq.km or 24 937 sq.miles

Language: Latvian (official), Russian, English and German are also widely spoken

Highest point: Gaiziņa Kalns 312 m

Currency: 1 EUR = 100 cents

Time zone: GMT +2, from April to November – GMT +3

Internet domain: .lv

International phone code: +371