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Exploring the Major Cities of Latvia

Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia, and it is located on the mouth of the river Daugava. It has a population of about 700,000. It is also the largest Baltic city. The city is known culturally for its Jugendstil architecture, which is a German Art Nouvaeu style.

Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia, and it is located on the mouth of the river Daugava. It has a population of about 700,000. It is also the largest Baltic city. The city is known culturally for its Jugendstil architecture, which is a German Art Nouvaeu style.

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