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Riga, Latvia

Riga is a large place in the region of Riga in Latvia with a population of approximately 742,572 people and is one of the largest places in Latvia. Riga is also the capital of Latvia. Find all facts and information about Riga.

Facts and figures on Riga at a glance

Name: Riga (Riga)
Status: Large place and capital of Latvia
Population: 742,572 people
Region name (Level 1): Riga
Country: Latvia
Continent: Europe

Riga is located in the region of Riga and is also the regional capital of this region.

Maybe also interesting: Distances from Riga to the largest places in Latvia.

Facts and figures about Riga
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Riga RigaLarge place / Capital of Latvia742,572 peopleRiga Rīga

Map of Riga

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Information on Riga

Information on Riga
Place nameRegion name Level 1CountryContinent
Riga RigaRiga RīgaLatviaEurope

Time in Riga

Time in Riga
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 - 11:24pmIn effect (+1 hour)Sun, 30 Apr 2017 - 10:24pmGMT UTC +3.0Europe/Riga

Geographic coordinates of Riga

Latitude & Longitude of Riga
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map56°56'45.6"N (56.9460000°)24°06'21.2"E (24.1058900°)

Distances from Riga

Distances from Riga
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
6,321 km north of the equator1,459 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Riga

Places around Riga

7 places found within 5 km around Riga. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Riga
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
Vecriga Vecrīga-0.4 km 0.3 mishow
Kliversala Klīversala-0.9 km 0.5 mishow
Agenskalns Āgenskalns-2.1 km 1.3 mishow
Tornakalns Torņakalns-2.2 km 1.4 mishow
Andrejsala Andrejsala-2.3 km 1.4 mishow
Podrags Podrags-3.6 km 2.2 mishow
Ilguciems Iļģuciems-3.8 km 2.4 mishow

Airports around Riga

3 airports found within 15 km around Riga. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Riga
AirportCodeDistanceRoute
Airport Riga Central Riga CentralUMRR4.4 km 2.7 mishow
Riga International Airport Riga International AirportEVRA, RIX8.6 km 5.3 mishow
Airport Riga/Rumbula Riga/Rumbula-9.7 km 6.0 mishow

External sources of information on Riga

Riga on Wikipedia