Latvia Society and Culture

Latvia Society and Culture

Social development Until its independence on September 6, 1991, Latvia was integrated into the welfare and social security system in force in the remaining republics of the former Soviet Union. In other words, citizens enjoyed extensive social coverage that included medical assistance, unemployment insurance, pensions for disability and work accidents, study and training grants and, above all, job stability. Education In the period 1990 – 1991, according to topschoolsintheusa, 303,570 school-age children of both sexes…

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Emigration to Latvia

Emigration to Latvia

Area: 64,589 km² Residents: 1,934,379 (January 2019) Population density: 30 E / km² Form of Government: parliamentary republic System of Government: parliamentary democracy Neighboring countries: Estonia, Russia , Belarus, Lithuania Capital: Riga National language: Latvian Religions: Evangelical-Lutheran, Roman- Catholic, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Muslims Currency: Euro Telephone area code: +371 Time zone: UTC + 2 EET UTC + 3 EESZ (March – Oct) In 2020, 140 Germans officially emigrated to Latvia and 99 returned to their homeland. Within the 10 years from 2010 to…

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