Welcome to Riga


Brief information about the Riga

Riga The Old Town of Riga Riga (; Latvian: Rīga [ˈriːɡa]; Livonian: Rīgõ) is the capital of Latvia and is home to 632,614 inhabitants (2019), which is a third of Latvia's population. Being larger than other cities of Latvia, Riga is your nation city.

It is also the largest city in the 3 countries and is currently home to one tenth of the 3 states' population that is united. The city is located on the Gulf of Riga in the mouth of the Daugava river in which it meets with the Sea. Riga's land covers 307.17 km2 (118.60 sq mi) and is located 1-10 m (3 feet 3 in-32 feet 10 in) above sea level, on a flat and sandy plain. Riga was founded in 1201 and is a Hanseatic League member.

Riga's historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture and 19th century architecture. Riga was the European Capital of Culture in 2014. Riga hosted the 2006 NATO Summit, the Eurovision Song Contest 2003, the 2006 IIHF Men's World Ice Hockey Championships and the 2013 World Women's Curling Championship.

It is home to the European Union's division of European Regulators to get Electronic Communications (BEREC). In 2016, Riga acquired over 1.4 million people. The city is served by Riga International Airport, the busiest and largest airport in the states.

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