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Riga is the capital of Latvia. The largest city of the Baltic States, the third by quantity of inhabitants in the Baltic sea region. Riga is located on the southern coast of the Riga Gulf of the Baltic sea, Riga on the plain of the coastal lowlands. Historic centre of Riga is situated on the right Bank of the Daugava river, about 10 km from where the river meets the Gulf of Riga. The population of 700 thousand people 42,39% Latvians, 40,88% Russian.

Telephone code: 371. Postcode: LV-10(01-84). Car code: LV.

the Terrain is represented by the sand plain in the vicinity of the city there is a big lake. Riga is divided into six administrative districts.

the Foundation of the city dates from the 1201 year. The city name has several versions of the origin, one of which the word Riga translates as "populated place".

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Notification on the convocation of the Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting of joint stock company ...
 09/26/2017 01:30, " GlobeNewswire (press release) " tells: "... 2017 at the premises of joint stock company “LATVIJAS KUĢNIECÄŞBA”, at 1 Elizabetes Street, Riga, Latvia on business days from 10.00 until 16.00, ..."
Latvia hopes to build closer economic ties with Mexico
 09/25/2017 08:15, " The Baltic Course " tells: "The officials also shared views on cooperation in education and science, given the fact that 43 Mexican students studied in Latvia (42 of them, at Riga ..."

Politics and society

Cohesion policy in spotlight as EU capital mayors meet in Riga
 09/22/2017 19:40, " Xinhua " tells: "Nils Usakovs, the mayor of the Latvian capital Riga, said the role of the cities is becoming increasingly important as they are the centers of social and ..."
DIARY-Political and General News Events from Sept.22
 09/22/2017 17:40, " Reuters Africa " tells: "RIGA - European Commission Maros Sefcovic and Corina Cretu to visit Latvia - 0700 GMT. Ottawa - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet ..."

Riga today

NAHL announces Bauer Divisional Stars of the Week
 09/26/2017 03:30, " " tells: "Goaltender Gustavs Grigals was in net for three of those four wins, posting a perfect 3-0 record. The 19-year-old native of Riga, Latvia, stopped 56 of a ..."
Riga FC v FK Spartaks
 09/26/2017 03:30, " 101 Great Goals " tells: "Riga FC v FK Spartaks live stream is blocked in the following countries: Latvia, United States Outlying Islands, United States & Virgin Islands, U.S.."
Near to Riga: Shiauliai (Lithuania) 123 km, Panevezhys (Lithuania) 137 km, Tartu (Estonia) 221 km, Kaunas (Lithuania) 228 km
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