Riga, Latvia, City Profile

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City History of Riga __ "Riga is located at the site of an ancient settlement of the Livonians, an ancient Finnic tribe, at the junction of the Daugava and Ridzene (Latvian: Rīdzene) rivers. The Ridzene was originally known as the Riga River, at one point forming a natural harbor called the Riga Lake, neither of which exist today ... Some believe that the name of the river gave Riga its name." An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riga#History

City Map of Riga __ You will find an interactive map with zoom, directional and satellite features. - illustrated - From world66.com - http://www.world66.com/lib/map/handle?loc=europe|latvia|riga

Google Map of Riga __ Zoomable map/satellite view of Riga, the national capital of Latvia. - From nationsonline.org - http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/map/google_map_Riga.htm

population of Riga __ Riga population figure 2010 - From trueknowledge.com - http://www.trueknowledge.com/q/population_of_riga

Riga __ "Riga (Latvian: Rīga) the capital of Latvia, is situated on the Baltic Sea coast on the mouth of the River Daugava, at 56°58′N, 24°8′E. Riga is the largest city in the Baltic states." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riga

Riga City Economy __ "Riga has achieved considerable success in consolidating reforms and improving the general economic environment." You may learn the details and find how economics effect the city's environment. - From ceroi.net - http://www.ceroi.net/reports/riga/drivers/city_economy/index.htm 
Riga International Airport __ Basic airport information and flight information. - illustrated - From riga-airport.com - http://www.riga-airport.com/

Riga, Latvia News __ "Local news for Riga, Latvia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web." - From topix.net - http://www.topix.net/lv/riga


Riga Map, Map of Riga __ " Welcome to the InfoHub Riga map page. Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to map of Riga as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Riga maps." - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/Maps/riga_map_501.html

Riga municipality portal __ You will find information about the city's demographics, government, geography, architecture, and history. - illustrated - From Riga.lv - http://www.riga.lv/EN/Channels/About_Riga/default.htm


Riga Photos __ You will find more than fifty galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Riga and hundreds of individually posted pictures of riga. - illustrated - from pbase.com - http://search.pbase.com/search?q=Riga

Riga Photos __ Here are galleries of annotated click-to-enlarge photos of Riga. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Latvia/Central/Rigas/Riga/

Riga travel guide __ You will find information about Riga travel, including photos of Riga and reviews. - illustrated - From world66.com - http://www.world66.com/europe/latvia/riga

State of the Environment in Riga __ Learn about water quality, biodiversity, green areas, cultural heritage, pictures of Riga, charts and much more. - illustrated - From ceroi.net - http://www.ceroi.net/reports/riga/


University of Latvia __ Official site. Includes an online version of the university newspaper, faculty information, and statistics. - illustrated - From lu.lv - http://www.lu.lv/eng/

Welcome to the city of Riga, Latvia __ "Riga is more than 800 years old and with a blend of a medieval centre and a modern city. Mixed together so perfectly that it fits every taste and with an enchanting and irresistible charm of old times." An introduction to the city. - illustrated - From riga.com - http://www.riga.com/start.asp

Your Favorite Riga City Guide __ Official Riga city guide contains information about sightseeing, dining, lodging and calendar of events. - illustrated - From rigathisweek.lv - http://www.rigathisweek.lv/ 

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