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Latvia
(3,436 words)

Latvijas Republika (The Republic of Latvia)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

1,893,000

Area

65,000 sq. km (25,000 sq. mi)

Population density

29/sq. km (76/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

-1.02% (per 1,000: births 9, deaths 15)

Under 15 years

16%

Urban dwellers

68% (-0.68% p.a.)

Capital city

Riga 631,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

39% Standard Latvian, 29% Russian, 22% Latgalian, 4% Belarusian…

Cite this page
“Latvia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02LVA>
First published online: 2020



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