Republic of Latvia is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, one of the three Baltic States. It is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, and Belarus to the southeast, as well as a maritime border to the west alongside Sweden. Latvia has 1,957,200 inhabitants and a territory of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi).The country has a temperate seasonal climate.
Latvia is a democratic parliamentary republic established in 1918. The capital city is Riga, the European Capital of Culture 2014. Latvian is the official language. Latvia is a unitary state, divided into 119 administrative divisions, of which 110 are municipalities and 9 are cities.
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Latvia Wolfram Alpha Information http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=latvia
Latvia World Bank Information http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/centraleuropeandthebaltics
Latvia Population Information http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/latvia-population/