Latvia

Fast Facts

Head of State: President Andris BERZINS (since July 2011)
Head of Government: Prime Minister Laimdota STRAUJUMA (since 22 January 2014)
Population: 2,178,443 (July 2013 est.)
National Holiday: Independence Day, 18 November (1918)
Capital: Riga
Area: 64,589 sq km (Canada = 9,976,140 sq km)