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According to watchtutorials, the population of Latvia is estimated to be around 1.9 million people, making it one of the least populous countries in Europe. The majority of the population is Latvian, making up about 62% of the total population. The other main ethnic groups in Latvia are Russians (27%), Belarusians (4%), Ukrainians (2%) and Poles (1%). There are also smaller populations of Lithuanians, Estonians, Roma and Jews in the country. Latvia has a high level of urbanization with over half of its population living in cities like Riga, Daugavpils and Liepaja. This makes it one of the most urbanized countries in Europe with a very high rate of economic growth as a result. The life expectancy at birth is 75 years for males and 81 years for females while the infant mortality rate is 5 deaths per 1,000 live births. The literacy rate stands at 99%, indicating that education levels are quite high in Latvia. The official language spoken by most people in Latvia is Latvian, although Russian is also widely spoken as a second language by many people due to its historical ties with Russia. In addition to Latvian and Russian, there are several minority languages spoken by small populations such as Lithuanian, Estonian, Polish and Yiddish. See iamhigher for Latvia Population and Language.

Latvia Political System, Famous People, Animals and Plants

Latvia Political system According to COMPUTERMINUS.COM, Latvia is a parliamentary democracy. At the head of the state is a president who is elected by parliament every four years. Re-election is only possible one more time. The parliament is a unicameral system, the Saeima, with 100 members, which is elected for four years. See AbbreviationFinder for… Read More »

How to get to Latvia

Overview Latvia is a country in Europe according to eningbo. Located on the Baltic Sea, Latvia has a remarkably diverse and beautiful landscape, especially considering its small size. Particularly impressive are the quiet Bay of Riga and the wild Baltic Sea with its seemingly endless, often lonely sandy beaches. The dramatic interior, most of which… Read More »

Latvia Economy

The economy, nationalized immediately after the Second World War, following the independence achieved in September 1991, it initiated the transition to the market system, with the difficulties deriving from the strong interdependence consolidated during the previous fifty years, in a context of relative sectoral specialization with the other former Soviet republics. The country’s difficulties largely… Read More »