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Riga, capital of Latvianoun
a port city on the Gulf of Riga that is the capital and largest city of Latvia; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League
The capital of Latvia.
Riga (; Latvian: Rīga [ˈriːɡa] (listen), Livonian: Rīgõ) is the capital and largest city of Latvia and is home to 605,802 inhabitants which is a third of Latvia's population. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga at the mouth of the Daugava river where it meets the Baltic Sea. Riga's territory covers 307.17 km2 (118.60 sq mi) and lies 1–10 m (3.3–32.8 ft) above sea level, on a flat and sandy plain.Riga was founded in 1201 and is a former Hanseatic League member. Riga's historical centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture and 19th century wooden architecture. Riga was the European Capital of Culture in 2014, along with Umeå in Sweden. Riga hosted the 2006 NATO Summit, the Eurovision Song Contest 2003, the 2006 IIHF Men's World Ice Hockey Championships, 2013 World Women's Curling Championship and the 2021 IIHF World Championship. It is home to the European Union's office of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC). In 2017, it was named the European Region of Gastronomy. In 2016, Riga received over 1.4 million visitors. The city is served by Riga International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in the Baltic states. Riga is a member of Eurocities, the Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) and Union of Capitals of the European Union (UCEU).
Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia. With 658,640 inhabitants, Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to more than one third of Latvia's population. The city is an important seaport and a major industrial, commercial, cultural and financial centre of the Baltic Sea region. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the river Daugava. Riga's territory covers 307.17 km² and lies between 1 and 10 metres above sea level, on a flat and sandy plain. Riga was founded in 1201 and is a former Hanseatic League member. Riga's historical centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture and 19th century wooden architecture. The city will be the European Capital of Culture in 2014, along with Umeå in Sweden. The city hosted the 2006 NATO Summit, the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 and the 2006 IIHF Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. It is home to the European Union's office of European Regulators for Electronic Communications. Riga is served by Riga International Airport, the largest airport in the Baltic states. Riga is a member of Eurocities, the Union of the Baltic Cities and Union of Capitals of the European Union.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the third seaport of Russia and capital of Livonia, on the Dwina, 7 m. from its entrance into the Gulf of Riga (a spacious inlet on the E. side of the Baltic); has some fine mediæval buildings; is the seat of an archbishop, and is a busy and growing commercial and manufacturing town, exporting grain, timber, flax, linseed, wool, &c.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
An important seaport of Russia, capital of Livonia, on the Düna, 312 miles southwest from St. Petersburg. Riga was founded in the beginning of the 13th century. The Teutonic Knights possessed it in the 16th century. In 1621 it was taken by Gustavus Adolphus, and in 1710, after a vigorous resistance, by Peter the Great. On the latter occasion more than half of the town was destroyed. In 1812 a French force was repulsed from the town.
What does RIGA stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the RIGA acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Riga is ranked #40082 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Riga surname appeared 547 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Riga.
93.7% or 513 total occurrences were White.
2.3% or 13 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.4% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.1% or 6 total occurrences were Black.
The numerical value of riga in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of riga in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of riga in a Sentence
The clock is ticking. There won't be a new list in Riga, but over the course of May it must finally be reached, the liquidity situation in Greece is already a little tight, but it should be sufficient into June.
If the Russians decide they are not transiting the coal through Riga, most Latvian and European money is wasted.
I have no idea what our aircraft will be called next week. They said they will send stickers to Riga.
It is my central belief that the negotiations with Greece can still be successfully completed, the clock is ticking. There won't be a new list in Riga, but over the course of May it must finally be reached.
The Eurogroup meeting in Riga showed Varoufakis was more or less isolated and it seems that Tsipras has understood that, the market is a bit relieved...(that) his influence has decreased.
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