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Due to its relatively short history as an independent country, Latvia’s international profile is quite low in comparison with some of its near neighbors.
Although Latvia only declared its independence around a hundred years ago, it has played an important part in European history as far back as the 12th century.
Believe it or not, jeans were invented by a Latvian in the 1870s.
However, these facts should help you to learn a little more about one of Europe’s lesser known gems.
Due to its location in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, Latvia enjoys very long days during the summer months which are perfect for enjoying the parks and gardens of the city or the vast wooded areas that cover over half of the country’s territory.