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Latvia At A Glance

 

 

QUICK FACTS:

Capital: Riga Country Code: 371 

Documents: Up to 90 days with a valid passport; Schengen rules apply

Population: 2,165,000

Emergencies: 112

Mobile phones: GSM (900 and 1800 bands)

Currency: Euro

Electricity: 220 V/50 cycles; plugs with 2 round prongs  

Major Mobile companies: Latvian Mobile Telephone; Tele2, BITE 

Money: ATMs common, credit cards widely accepted

Time: 7 hours ahead of New York  

Language: Latvian 
 

Driving: on the right