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  • Latvia Overview

    One of the most exciting places to visit in Europe, Latvia is a hidden treasure that visitors will definitely enjoy exploring. Located on the coast of the Baltic Sea, the country has beautiful sceneries and secluded beaches. Discover the world heritage sites in Latvia and the numerous museums that preserve…
  • Jurmala - The Beautiful Resort City

    Tucked along the south coast of the Gulf of Riga is the beautiful resort city of Latvia, Jurmala. Located about 28Km from the capital Riga, it is one of the best resort towns in the entire Baltic region.

  • Riga - The Medieval City of Latvia

    The capital of Latvia, Riga is a laidback city featuring the ambiance of a sleepy medieval town. The charming Old Town and the Art Nouveau architecture in the city centre are the prime attractions of the city. Whether it is museum exploration, beach fun or just relaxing, Riga attracts numerous travellers…
  • The Slitere National Park

     

     The Slitere National Park is a protected area located in the Talsi district of the Kurzeme Region on the west coast of Latvia. Stretching over an area of 265 square kilometres Slitere National Park is one of the oldest nature reserves in the Baltic region.

  • Liepaja - The Place To Be

    Located along the Baltic Coast in the southwest end of Latvia is the wonderful city of Liepaja. The third largest city of Latvia, Liepaja has some interesting things to see and lots of fun activities to enjoy.

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Latvia Info

Latvia
ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL:
Riga

GEOGRAPHY

Located between Estonia and Lithuania, Latvia is nearly 41% covered with woodlands and has a coastline close to 531 km's.and the total land area of the country is close to 64,589 km2.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 2.24 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.

CLIMATE

Severe snowfalls are very common in Latvia , The countries climate is influenced by the cold winds from Russia. The average temperature during winter can go beyond -18°C while the average during summer is between 20°C to 25°C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Latvian is the official language.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+2 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM

HOLIDAYS
New Year's Day:January 1st
Labour Day: May 1st
Restoration of Independence Day: May 4th
Christmas Eve: December 24th
Christmas Day: December 25th
Boxing Day: December 26th
Independence Day: February 4th

CURRENCY

Latvian lats

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/Medical/Fire: 112

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