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The tourist attractions of Riga: what to see in Riga

The small historical center of Riga which is located on the right bank of the Daugava river, preserves the oldest city monuments dating back to the Middle Ages. The medieval part of the city is one of Riga tourist attractions. ...

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Riga: Art Nouveau and wooden architecture

Riga, the capital of Latvia is an important port on the Daugava river estuary in the Baltic Sea. The city has about 730,000 inhabitants, the majority of whom are Latvians (60%), but there is also an important Russian minority in ...

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Latvia power plugs and sockets, telephones

LATVIA DOCUMENTS Documents: To enter Latvia, the citizen of the European Union must have a passport or identity card valid for travel abroad. Children and minors must have their own passport / identity card. A passport is required for citizens ...

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How to get to Latvia. Flights to Latvia

AIRPORTS AND FLIGHTS TO LATVIA Riga International Airport is the only major airport in the country. The only gateway to reach Latvia by plane. In fact, all international flights from most European countries and some Asian countries arrive here. Riga ...

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The climate of Riga: when to go to Riga

Riga has a continental type of climate that has long cold and dark winters, the average temperature in January is about -4 ° C, but on the coldest days the temperature can drop to -30 ° C also, on the ...

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The climate of Latvia: when to go in Latvia

The climate of Latvia is a temperate mixed between the maritime and continental, coastal areas have a warmer climate, while the influence of the sea is considerably attenuated in the inner regions. In general, the climate of the country is ...

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The attractions of Latvia: what to see in Latvia

The most important of the attractions of Latvia is undoubtedly the country’s capital, Riga. Well located on the Baltic Sea, in the center of the vast Gulf of Riga. The city still retains its historical center (which is a heritage ...

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Latvia: what was the ancient Curland

Latvia (Latvijas Republika) is a parliamentary republic, divided into four main regions: Livonia (Vidzeme), Letgallia (Latgale), Courland (Kurzeme) and Zemgallia (Zemgale). The country became independent in 1991 and joined the European Union in 2004. The most important cities are the ...

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