Latvia

Latvia

Latvia (Latvian Latvija) is a country in Northern Europe, located in the center of the Baltics. It is bordered to the south by Lithuania, to the southeast by Belarus, on the east by Russia, to the north by Estonia and on the west by the Baltic Sea. Since the entry into force of the EU enlargement on 1 May 2004 Latvia is a member of the European Union. Since 1 January 2014 Latvia is part of the euro zone, which currently consists of 19 EU countries.