Latvia

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

New Year in Latvia

New Year is a major event in Latvia. New Year in Latvia is celebrated with pomp and show. A good number of New Year parties are organized in Latvia. New Year in Latvia is also an important event for tourists coming to Latvia. They take part in the different rituals, practices and also go for New Year cruises and tours.

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Overview of Latvia

Officially name: The Republic of Latvia

Capital: Riga

Largest city: Riga

Official language: Latvian

Government: Parliamentary republic

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The regions of Latvia

Latvia lies at the crossroads where east meets west on the shores of the Baltic Sea. At the beginning of 2003, the population of Latvia stood at just under two and a half million and its territory covered 64 589 km².