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Riga is the capital of Latvia and largest city in the Baltic States, with a population of almost seven hundred thousand people. Riga was a Hanseatic city for a long time and there are buildings of different styles of medieval architecture in the Old Town. Riga was also the largest port and one of the most important …
Liepaja is known in Latvia as "the city where the wind is born," possibly due to the constant sea breeze. Liepaja was first mentioned in the mid-thirteenth century under the name Liva and it was under the rule of the Livonian Order. The name Liepaja was adopted about four hundred years later, when the city was already …