Riga, the capital of Latvia, is one of the biggest cities in Europe.
It is located between Sweden, Finland and Poland. Latvian capital – Riga – was a European Capital of Culture 2014.
Latvia is located in the Northern Europe on the shore of the Baltic Sea. In summer, sea water reaches up to 24°C.
Latvia is located in the moderate zone, therefore territory has mostly mild climate and pronounced change of four seasons decorating the landscape with pretty changes.
Forest is a very characteristic part of the landscape. Occupies 29 660 km2, which is about 45% of the area of Latvian territory. The most common are pine trees.
Latvian territorial rules allow for building of private houses, villas or creation of a large settlement or residential area.