Flag of Latvia

Flag of Latvia

Latvijas karogs

The Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika) (Latvejas Republika) (Leţmō Vabāmō) is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Estonia, Lithuania, Russia and Belarus. Its official language is Latvian. The capital and largest city is Riga.

Originally adopted in 1918 and restored upon independence in February 1990, the Latvian flag features a field of deep red known as ‘Camine’ which represents the blood shed defending the nation, bisected with a narrow white central band.

Capital CityArea (World Ranking)2023 Population (World Ranking)CurrencyFlag Ratio (Decimal)Adopted
Riga64,589 km² / 24,938 mi²
2:3 (1.5)1990

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