Articles in Latvia ( 520 )

520 Articles of interest in Latvia

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  • Purvciems

    Purvciems is a neighbourhood of Riga, Latvia. Its name literally translates as "marsh village". It is located on the east bank of the River Daugava, to the east of the City Centre and is defined roughly as the area between A. Deglava Iela and Biķern…

  • Pokrov Cemetery

    Pokrov Cemetery (Latvian: Pokrova kapi) is a 70,669 square metres (760,670 sq ft) wide cemetery in Riga built in 1773. The current owner of the cemetery is Shelter of Our Most Holy Lady Church who are renting the land.

  • Mazirbe

    Mazirbe (Livonian: Irē or Piški Īra, German: Klein-Irben) is a village place in Kolka parish, Dundaga municipality, Latvia 18 km southwest of Kolka. It is one of twelve Livonian villages on Līvõd rānda - the Livonian Coast.

  • Lielstraupe Castle

    Lielstraupe Castle (Latvian: Lielstraupes pils; German: Schloss Gross-Roop) is a castle in the historical region of Vidzeme, in northern Latvia. It was originally built in the 13th century, and the village of Straupe began to develop around the cast…

  • Lake Burtnieks

    Lake Burtnieks (Latvian: Burtnieka ezers, Estonian: Asti järv) is the fourth largest lake in Latvia. It is shallow with an average depth of 2.9 m. The lake bed is mainly sandy, in places a little muddy. In the southeast part of the lake there is Dev…

  • Kundziņsala

    Kundziņsala is an island and neighbourhood in Daugava River in Riga, the capital of Latvia. The neighbourhood is administratively part of Riga's Northern District. Kundziņsala is the biggest island in Riga. It is mainly covered by industrial area re…

  • Kaive Oak

    The Kaive Oak (Latvian: Kaives ozols) is an oak tree (Quercus robur) in Tukums district, Latvia. It is situated about 500 m from Kaive Manor, in a meadow.

  • Embūte Castle

    The ruins of Embūte Castle are located in Embūte, Latvia (German: Amboten), in the Embūte parish, Vaiņode municipality, not far from an ancient castle hill erected by Curonians.

  • Celtnieks Stadium

    Celtnieks Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Daugavpils, Latvia. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of FC Daugava.

  • Alūksne District

    Alūksne district (Latvian: Alūksnes rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Vidzeme region, in the country's north-east, 202 km (126 mi) from the capital city Riga. The district had international borders with Estonia (border 103…

  • Aiviekste

    The Aiviekste is a river in Latvia. It begins at Lake Lubāns (the largest lake in Latvia) and drains into the Daugava (the largest river in Latvia). The Aiviekste is the largest tributary of the Daugava in Latvia.

  • A1 road (Latvia)

    The A1 is a national road in Latvia connecting Riga to Ainaži. The road is part of European route E67 and Latvian TEN-T road network. Ainaži is Latvian border city with Estonia, after Ainaži the road then crosses the border and turns into Estonian N…

  • Šķēde

    Šķēde is a suburban settlement near Liepāja, Latvia, in Medze parish. It is located on the north border of the city. Šķēde was the biggest dacha cooperative in Latvia in the times of Latvian SSR. One of the Šķēde's notable features are street names,…

  • Zaķusala

    Zaķusala (English: Hare Island) is one of several islands in the Daugava river in the central part of the city Riga, the capital of Latvia. Zaķusala is home to the Riga Radio and TV Tower, which was completed in 1986. The tower is the tallest struct…

  • Vaiņode Air Base

    Vaiņode (also somewhere written as Vainodo, Vainede, Vaynede, Vaynodo, and Toyvanede) is a former USSR air base in Latvia, located 31 kilometres (19 mi) south of Skrunda.

  • Kandavas Kartodroms

    Kandavas Kartodroms is a karting circuit in Kandava, about 100 km West of Riga, the capital of Latvia. The track was built in 1972 and completely redesigned and rebuilt in 2008 according to CIK-FIA standards.

  • St. Catherine's Lutheran Church, Riga

    St. Catherine's Lutheran Church (Latvian: Svētās Katrīnas Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca), also known as Biķeri or Biķernieki church for its location, is a Lutheran church in Riga, the capital of Latvia. It is a parish church of the Evangelical Luthe…