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LATVIA

  1. 1. Latvia
  2. 2. Republic of Latvia• The Republic of Latvia was founded on November 18, 1918. The name "Latvija" comes from the ancient Latgallians, one of four Indo-European Baltic tribes, who along with Couronians, Selonians and Semigallians formed the ethnic core of today’s Latvian people.
  3. 3. Picture 7 Place in Europe
  4. 4. • Latvia is the central country of the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) and is located in North-eastern Europe on the east coast of the Baltic Sea. Picture 3
  5. 5. Latvian Language• Latvian language is formal European Union language. Picture 3
  6. 6. Picture 7 National Symbols Content Placeholder 6 The Flag Picture 8 The Athem The Coat Of Arms
  7. 7. Monument of Freedom Picture 4
  8. 8. Latvian Money• At present, banknotes Picture 6 with nominal values of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500 lats, as well as coins with nominal values of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 santims and 1, 2 and 100 lats are in circulation.
  9. 9. Content Placeholder 5 Coins with special design
  10. 10. Rīga - The Capital• Rīga has developed into an important economic, political and cultural centre since the Middle Ages. Rīga became the capital in 1918. Today more than a half of Latvias population lives in Rīga, as well as the countrys largest manufacturing concerns, as well as central government and administration boards. Picture 3
  11. 11. Picture 6 Architecture Picture 8
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  14. 14. Content Placeholder 3 Opera House
  15. 15. National costumesPicture 4
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  17. 17. Folkdance festivalPicture 5
  18. 18. Latvian Food• In Latvia, food is Picture 3 healthy, tasty and ecological.
  19. 19. CheeseContent Placeholder 3
  20. 20. Small pies with smoked ham andContent Placeholder 3 onions
  21. 21. Content Placeholder 3 Black bread
  22. 22. You can meet four seasons in Latvia.Picture 2 Winter
  23. 23. Picture 2 Spring
  24. 24. Picture 2 Summer
  25. 25. Picture 2 Autumn
  26. 26. Nature Latvia is a land of diverse terrain where plains alternate with hillocks and river valleys. It is stately forests, broad mires and clear waters. It is meadows, fields, groves, gardens and parks.Picture 5 Picture 4
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  30. 30. Picture 3077 30 I.Š.
  31. 31. Picture 2 31 Foto: Ojārs Griķis
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  34. 34. ANIMALS, BIRDS AND INSECTSContent Placeholder 3 Cranes
  35. 35. StorkPicture 6
  36. 36. Picture 2 Wagtail
  37. 37. Content Placeholder 6 Content Placeholder 7
  38. 38. LadybirdPicture 5
  39. 39. Rooster Picture 5Picture 2
  40. 40. Vild sowContent Placeholder 3
  41. 41. Content Placeholder 3 An elk
  42. 42. A hareContent Placeholder 3 Picture 4
  43. 43. Picture 2 Hares in our woods
  44. 44. Content Placeholder 5 A lynx
  45. 45. Thanks!

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