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Riga climate: when to go to Riga

Riga, Latvia. Author Nikater. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

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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Latvia climate: when to go to Latvia

Kuldīga, Latvia. Author Vesma. No Copyright

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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Latvia tourist attractions: what to see in Latvia

House of the Blackheads, Riga, Latvia. Author Bruno.Menetrier. No Copyright

The most important tourist destination in Latvia is without a doubt the country’s capital, Riga, situated in a good position on the Baltic Sea, in the middle of the vast gulf of Riga. The city still retains in its historic ...

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Latvia: the antique Courland

Riga Castle, Latvia. Author Britt Storlykken Helland. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

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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