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General Information

Name of country: Latvia
Position: 57 00 N, 25 00 E
Time zone: + 02:00
Area: 64,589 kmq
Type of government: republic
Capital: Riga

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Demographic Information

Resident population: 2,385,200 (July 2001)
Rate of population growth: - 0.81% (2001)
Languages spoken: Byelorussian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian


GDP: $ 17.3 Mld (2000)
GDP growth rate: 5.5% (2000)
GDP per capita: $ 7,200 (2000)
Annual rate of inflation: 2.7% (2000)
Currency: Latvian lat (LVL) - currency converter
Exports: $ 2,1 Bn (f.o.b., 2000)
Imports: $ 3.2 Bn (f.o.b., 2000)


Internet ccTLD: .lv - Registration Authority
Resident population online: 312.000 (2001)
% of total resident population online: 13,08%
% of total worldwide population online: 0,05%
Principal country-relevant search engines and Directories: Google latvija, Delfi, ODP Latvia, TvNet, Delfi, Search Latvian, Lebanon.com, Internets: Latvia

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