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Riga (Latvian: Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia. With 658,640 inhabitants (2012), Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to more than one third of Latvia's population.The city is an important seaport and a major industrial, commercial, cultural and financial centre of the Baltic Sea region. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the river Daugava. Riga's territory covers 307.17 km2 (118.60 sq mi) and lies between 1 and 10 metres (3.3 and 33 ft) above sea level, on a flat and sandy plain.Riga was founded in 1201 and is a former Hanseatic League member. Riga's historical centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture and 19th century wooden architecture.

Art Nouveau

29 photos
Created 11-Sep-13
Modified 11-Sep-13
Art Nouveau

Brotherhood of the Blackheads + square

20 photos
Created 21-Feb-24
Modified 21-Feb-24
Brotherhood of the Blackheads + square

Freedom Monument

3 photos
Created 24-Feb-24
Modified 24-Feb-24
Freedom Monument

Riga Cathedral

9 photos
Created 19-Jan-24
Modified 19-Jan-24
Riga Cathedral

Riga Old Town

17 photos
Created 19-Jan-24
Modified 19-Jan-24
Riga Old Town

Skyscraper, academy of science

10 photos
Created 5-Mar-24
Modified 5-Mar-24
Skyscraper, academy of science

Small Guild

8 photos
Created 7-Apr-24
Modified 7-Apr-24
Small Guild

St. Peters church

5 photos
Created 12-Dec-23
Modified 12-Dec-23
St. Peters church