Republic of Latvia
(Latvian: Latvijas Republika) is a country in Northern
Europe. Latvia has land borders with its two fellow Baltic states
to the north and
to the south; and
to the east.
In the west Latvia shares a maritime border with
(Latvian: Rīga), is the
largest city in the Baltic States.
conventional long form: Republic of Latvia
conventional short form: Latvia
local long form:
local short form:
former: Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic