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 5658′N, 248′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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