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August 24, 2017

Latvia is a country in Northern Europe. The capital is Riga.  It is one of the Baltic States, together with Estonia in the north and Lithuania in the south.  Latvia's neighbors to the east are the countries Russia and Belarus.  Latvia is split into four parts called Kurzeme, Vidzeme, Zemgale, and Latgale.  Latvia was settled by the Baltic tribes thousands of years ago. They mainly fished, hunted, and traded.


German traders and crusaders came to Latvia at the end of the 12th century. Latvians lost control of their homeland. Over the next 800 years, Germans, Danes, Swedes, Poles, and Russians all invaded Latvia. Latvia finally became independent in 1918.


Read more about Latvia in today’s Travel With Us.


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