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Latvia Modern History

Latvia is a country located in Northern Europe. With the capital city of Riga, Latvia has a population of 1,886,209 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. The Soviet era brought a severe political repression. When it eased in the 1980s, a people front was formed that demanded independence, multi-party systems and market economy. In… Read More »

Latvia Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink malaria no – typhus no – cholera no yellow fever no Overview The medical care does not correspond to German standards. The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is valid for nationals of EU and EFTA countries. The EHIC regulates care and reimbursement of costs in the… Read More »

Latvia General Information

Latvia will undoubtedly appeal to those who like to wander among the architectural monuments of the Middle Ages, appreciate untouched nature and a comfortable stay at the sea. Tourists are attracted by the low prices of the Baltic resorts, the romance of the Riga seaside and musical events in Jurmala. According to itypejob.com, Riga is the… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »