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Information about Latvia
The information comes from the publication CIA The World Factbook.
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Country Latvia is situated in a location / continent Europe. Latvia has an area of 64 589 km2 and 2 191 580 residents. The highest point has a height 312 above sea level. and it is called Galzina Kalns. The lowest point is located at the level of 0 above sea level and it is named Baltic Sea. System of government is republic and the date of independence 18th November 1918. The capital city is Riga. Latvia has the international abbreviation LG.
Latvia - economy
Total gross domestic product (GDP) is 35 370 000 000 $. Total gross domestic product per capita in purchasing power parity is 15 900 $. GDP grows by 5.50 % a year. Inflation (consumer price index) is equal to 4.40 % a year. Latvia have 1 169 000 working-age population (from a total population 2 191 580 people). Unemployment is at 15.40 %. Latvia issued 8.10 % GDP to healt care and 1,10 % GDP to army. The public debt of the country is 44.80 % GDP. The total amount of foreign debt is 38 370 000 000 USD.
Latvia - demography
As suggested above, Latvia has 2 191 580 people. Population growth is in the amount -0.60 % per year. Number of children born per 1000 population per year is 9.97.Every mother has average 1.33 children. The infant mortality rate is 8.24 and maternal mortality 34.00 deaths per 100,000 births. Average estimated life expectancy makes 72.93 years. Mortality is 13.60 people per 1000 population per year.
Latvia - transport and telecommunications
Latvia has 73 074 km of roads, 2 239 km of railway lines and 42 airports. The total length of waterways (navigable rivers, canals, etc.) is 300 km. There is registered 11 ships.
Number of active mobile phones (sim card) in the country Latvia is 2 309 000. Number of active fixed telephone lines is 516 300. Latvia has 1 504 000 internet users, who have the available 315 889 Internet connections. Latvia has been assigned a domain first Choose range .lv.
Latvia - energetics
Latvia consumes a year 6 215 000 000 kWh of electricity. Annual electricity production is 6 460 000 000 kWh in power plants with a total installed electrical capacity 2 164 000 kW. Latvia exports 3 100 000 000 kWh and imports 3 973 000 000 kWh of electricity per year Energy mix of power generation is as follows: fossil fuels: 27.3 %, nuclear energy: 0 %, renewable: 1.8 %, hydropower: 71.0 %.
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