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Cultural regions of Latvia

Index Cultural regions of Latvia

Cultural regions of Latvia are several areas within Latvia formally recognised as distinct from the rest of the country. [1]

16 relations: Administrative divisions of Latvia, Administrative divisions of Latvia before 2009, Brothers' Cemetery, Courland, Districts of Latvia, Dorothea von Medem, Geography of Latvia, Kurzeme, Latgale, Latvia, List of cities and towns in Latvia, Outline of Latvia, Selonia, Semigallia, Skrunda-class patrol boat, Vidzeme.

Administrative divisions of Latvia

Administrative divisions of Latvia (valid since 1 July 2009).

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Administrative divisions of Latvia before 2009

Subdivisions of Latvia Until 2009 the districts of Latvia were divided into 77 cities (pilsēta), 10 amalgamated municipalities (novads), 24 rural territories (lauku teritorija) and 475 parishes (pagasts).

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Brothers' Cemetery

The Brothers' Cemetery or Cemetery of the Brethren (Brāļu Kapi), also sometimes referred to in English as the Common Graves or simply as the Military Cemetery, is a military cemetery and national monument in Riga, capital of Latvia.

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Courland

Courland, or Kurzeme (in Latvian; Kurāmō; German and Kurland; Curonia/Couronia; Курляндия; Kuršas; Kurlandia), is one of the historical and cultural regions in western Latvia.

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Districts of Latvia

Before July 1, 2009 Latvia was divided into 26 administrative districts (administratīvais rajons; pl. administratīvie rajoni) and 7 cities under state jurisdiction (republikas pilsētas; singularrepublikas pilsēta), indicated with asterisks: (for new administrative divisions see Administrative divisions of Latvia).

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Dorothea von Medem

(Anna Charlotte) Dorothea von Medem (3 February 1761 – 20 August 1821) was born a Gräfin (Countess) of the noble German Baltic Medem family and later became Duchess of Courland (a Baltic region).

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Geography of Latvia

Latvia lies on the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea on the level northwestern part of the rising East European platform, between Estonia and Lithuania.

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Kurzeme

Kurzeme is the Latvian name for Courland, a historical and cultural region of Latvia.

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Latgale

Latgale (Latgola; Латгалия; Lettgallia) is one of the four historical and cultural regions of Latvia recognised in the Constitution of the Latvian Republic.

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Latvia

Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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List of cities and towns in Latvia

There are 9 cities (Republikas pilsētas, "republican cities") and 67 towns (Novada pilsētas, "municipality towns") in Latvia.

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Outline of Latvia

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Latvia: Latvia – sovereign country located in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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Selonia

Selonia (Sēlija; Sėla), also known as Augšzeme (the "Highland"), is a cultural region of Latvia encompassing the eastern part of the historical region of Semigallia (Zemgale).

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Semigallia

Semigallia, also spelled Semigalia, (Zemgale; Semgallen; Žiemgala; Semigalia; Zemgāl) is a historical region of Latvia, sometimes also including a part of Lithuania.

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Skrunda-class patrol boat

The Skrunda class is a class of SWATH patrol vessels used by the Latvian Navy.

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Vidzeme

Vidzeme (Vidžemė, Vidūmō) is one of the historical and cultural regions of Latvia.

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Redirects here:

Historical regions of Latvia, List of regions in Latvia, List of regions of Latvia, Regions of Latvia.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_regions_of_Latvia

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