Thursday, 26 April 2018

Latvia


Riga.: LATVIA.:

Than you Mandy...a great surprise another Flags of the World card for my collection.. This is a PIF card # 47..Thank you so much.Mandy.
Posted Riga.:09 April: Arrived Sydney :24 April. Traveled 15 days..

GREETINGS FROM LATVIA.:   Sveicieni No Latvijas.
LATVIA covers an area of some 64,589 KM2
POPULATION of Latvia is 1,957,200 inhabitants.
CAPITAL CITY of Latvia is Riga.
LOCATION of Latvia is in the Baltic's in Western Europe.
UNIQUE to Latvia is the fact that 44% is forested territory. 1 in 3 of Latvia's residents live in the Capital city of Riga.
WATERFALL.:Venta Rapid ..Europe's widest waterfall at 429 meters.
FASHION MODELS.: Latvia has the highest rate of fashion models in the world.
FAMOUS : Black Balsam: is a liquor made using 24 different plants,buds, flowers, juices,roots oils , and berries prepared in old barrels and is considered to be a wonderful cold remedy.
CAMERA.: Walter Zapp invented the first "Minox" spy camera.
HISTORY.:Latvia's current flag design has been in use since 1280 when ancient Latvian tribes went to war.bearing a red flag with a white stripe.
INDEPENDENCE.: The first Independence for Latvia was on 18th November 1918.
INDEPENDENCE : was restored on 21 August 1991.

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