Latvia

Photo of Riga, the capital city of Latvia

A country sitting on the shoreline of the Baltic Sea and is bordered by Lithuania and Belarus on the south, Estonia on the north and Russia on the west. It is home to about 2.500.000 people and a place of culture and heritage. Its capital city is Riga, probably one of the most exciting cities in Europe. In medieval times the country was famous for its amber. So much actually that many traders from faraway lands like Greece, Roman Empire and later Germany came here. The city was actually established…

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