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Latvia

Lithuania

Estonia

Country code
+371
+370
+372
Population
2 023 825 2 971 905 1 286 479
Territory
64 573 km² 65 300 km² 45 227 km²
Population density
31 per km² 45,5 per km² 28,4 per km²
Ethnic composition
61% Latvians
26% Russians
4% Belorussians
3% Lithuanians
2% Ukrainians
1% Poles
84% Lithuanians
6% Russians
7% Poles
70% Estonians
25% Russians
2% Ukrainians
Dry land borders
Estonia
Russia
Belarus
Lithuania
Latvia
Belarus
Russia
Poland
Latvia
Russia
Capital

Riga
Population: 643 615
Vilnius
Population: 537 152
Tallinn
Population: 395 392
Language

Latvian – Baltic language group, Indo-European family of languages (non-Slavic). Inhabitants also speak Russian, English or German.
Lithuanian - Baltic language group, Indo-European family of languages (non-Slavic). Inhabitants also speak Russian, English or German.
Estonian - Finno-Ugric language group (non-Slavic). Inhabitants also speak Russian, English or German.
 
Baltic Sea coast length
498 km 90 km 768 km
Highest point over sea level
Gaiziņkalns 312 m Aukštojas 294 m Suur Munamägi 318 m
Climate

Warm summers, spring and autumn relatively mild, cold winters. The warmest month is July with average temperature +17 °С, the coldest months - January with average temperature -4 °С. First snowfall in December.
Currency
 
Euro (EUR) Euro (EUR) Euro (EUR)
Local time
GMT + 2 hours
Electricity
220 volts AC, 50 Hz. European style 2-pin plug
Main Religions
Evangelical Lutherans, Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox
Sources: www.csb.gov.lv, www.bank.lv