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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Latvia - Physical geography

Area : 64 600 Km2
Lands under cultivation : 27 %
Wild pasture lands : 13 %
Forests : 47 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Baltic Sea)
Max. Height : 312 m (Gaizinkalns)


Latvia - Climate
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Latvia - People
Nationality : Latvian
Main language(s) : Latvian, Russian

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Population (2005) : 2 300 000 people
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Density : 36 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 1.24 children / woman
Life expectancy : 71 years
Urban population : 66 %

Main cities :
800 000 people Riga (capital)
116 000 people Daugavpils
95 000 people Liepaja
71 000 people Jelgava
59 000 people Jurmala
46 500 people Ventspils
40 500 people Rezekne


Latvia - Economy
Currency : Lats (LVL) = 100 Santimi
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 0.658 Lats (LVL)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 8.4 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 3652 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 15.54 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 6757 dollars


Latvia - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES :
- Barley
- Potatoes
- Wheat
- Wood
- Oxen
- Pigs
- Steel
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS :
- Wine
RECORDS :
- Latvia has the most important proportion of women to men in the world (Women=54%, men=46%).


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