LatviaLatvia,Republic of Latvia (Latvian: Latvijas Republika), is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, one of the three Baltic states. It is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, and Belarus to the southeast, as well as a maritime border to the west alongside Sweden.Rigais the capital and the largest city of Latvia. Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to one third of Latvia's population. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the Daugava.Daugavpilsis a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River.Liepajais a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E.The River Daugavaor Western Dvina is a river rising in the Valdai Hills, Russia, flowing through Russia, Belarus, and Latvia and into the Gulf of Riga.The Ventais a river in north-western Lithuania and western Latvia.The Gauja Riveris a river in Vidzeme, Latvia. It is the only large river of Latvia that begins and ends its flow in Latvia.Lubana Lakeis the largest lake in Latvia.The Gaising or Gaiziņkalns, at 312 metres above sea level, is the highest point in Latvia. It is situated a short distance to the west of the town of Madona, central Vidzeme.