The official name is the Republic of Latvia, located in Northern Europe. The state language is Latvian. The form of government is a parliamentary republic, a unitary state.
The economy has been developing dynamically in recent years, 70% of GDP is due to the service sector. Cons - lack of raw materials, unemployment up to 15%. The constitution was adopted in 1922 on February 15. It is a member of the EU, NATO, IMF, WTO.
Latvia takes an active part in international peacekeeping operations, Latvians have contributed to civilian missions. Live cameras in the capital of the state and not only.