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ⓘ Riga

Riga) is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Latvie, a major industrial, commercial, cultural an financial centre o the Baltics, an important seaport, situatit on the mouth o the Daugava. Wi 706.413 inhabitants, it is the lairgest ceety o the Baltic states an third-lairgest in the Baltic region, ahint Saunt Petersburg an Stockholm. Rigas territory covers 307.17 km2 an lies atween 1 an 10 metres abuin sea level, on a flat an sandy plain.

Rigas historical centre haes been declared a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid, an the ceety is pairticularly notable for its extensive Jugendstil German Art Nouveau airchitecture, which UNESCO considers tae be unparalleled onywhere in the warld.


1. Etymology

Ane theory for the oreegin o the name Riga is that it is a corruptit borraein frae the Liv ringa meanin luip, referrin tae the auncient natural harbour formed bi the tributary luip o the Daugava. The ither is that Riga awes its name tae this awready-established role in commerce atween East an Wast, as a borraein o the Latvian rija, for threshin barn, the "j" becomin a "g" in German - notably, Riga is cried Rie bi Inglis geographer Richard Hakluyt 1589, an German historian Dionysius Fabricius 1610 confirms the oreegin o Riga frae rija. Anither theory coud be that Riga wis named efter Riege, the German name for the River Rīdzene, a tributary o the Daugava.


2.1. Sports Sports clubs

  • TTT Riga - a womens basketbaw team, which throughoot 1960 an 1982 wan aichteen FIBA EuroLeague Women titles.
  • VEF Riga
  • Barons LMT - a mens basketbaw team, twa-time Latvian champion, as well as the 2008 FIBA EuroCup winner.
  • Basketbaw
  • Ice hockey
  • Dinamo Riga - an ice hockey club established in 2008. It plays in the Kontinental Hockey League. Dinamo wis established as a successor tae the umwhile hockey team wi the same name, which wis foondit in 1946 but ceased tae exist in 1995.
  • Skonto FC - a fitbaa club established in 1991. The club wan fowerteen successive Latvian Higher League titles. For a lang time it providit the core o the Latvian naitional fitbaa team.
  • FK Jaunība
  • Fitbaa
  • JFK Olimps/RFS

2.2. Sports Sports events

  • Eurobasket 1937
  • 2006 Mens World Ice Hockey Championships
  • EuroBasket Women 2009
  • Riga Marathon

3. Freemit airtins

  • Riga Daily Photos an Webcams Archived 2009-05-06 at the Wayback Machine
  • "Riga/Рига" photo album, circa 1910
  • Riga - entry airticle an engravin frae The National Encyclopedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, circa 1900
  • "Riga" Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine - pictures frae Riga
  • Riga Municipality portal
  • Travel guide tae Riga frae Wikivoyage
  • Virtual Map o Riga Ceety Archived 2018-07-29 at the Wayback Machine
  • "Foreign Corn Ports-Riga" - The Illustrated London News
  • Map o Greater Riga Archived 2010-02-13 at the Wayback Machine
  • Other riga - The hame page aboot Riga
  • The 2019 Riga Masters also known as the 2019 Kapersky Riga Masters due tae sponsorship wis a professional rankin snooker toornament held from 26 tae
  • Ķīšezers is a lake in Riga Latvie, wi primary inflow o the Jugla River. The lake is 1, 730 ha 4, 300 acres lairge, it haes 2.4 metres 7 ft 10 in o average
  • listen seaside German: Riga - Strand, Baltische Riviera is a ceety in Latvie, aboot 25 kilometre 16 mile wast o Riga Jūrmala is twinned wi: Anadia
  • municipality is crossed bi the road o internaitional importance Riga - Moscow an bi the railwey Riga - Moscow. Admeenistrative diveesions o Latvie Ludza The Ministry
  • Poland, syne 1975 Mâcon, Fraunce, syne 1990 Porsgrunn, Norawa, syne 1956 Riga Latvie, syne 1965 Stralsund, Germany, syne 1968 Sundsvall, Swaden, syne
  • Retrieved 11 Julie 2009.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid link Twin cities of Riga Riga City Council. Retrieved 27 Julie 2009. Bratislava City - Twin Towns
  • Республики Казахстан. Retrieved 2 August 2019. CODE OF ACCESS Twin cities of Riga Riga City Council. Retrieved 27 Julie 2009. Gdańsk Official Website: Miasta
  • original on 5 September 2012. Retrieved 26 Juin 2009. Twin cities of Riga Riga City Council. Retrieved 27 Julie 2009. Edinburgh Twin and Partner
  • Oslo kommune Archived 2009 - 01 - 02 at the Wayback Machine Twin cities of Riga Riga City Council. Retrieved 27 Julie 2009. Saint Petersburg in figures
  • 11th ed. Riga Atēna. p. 268. ISBN 9789984342917. OCLC 213385330.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid link History Embassy of Finland, Riga 9 Julie 2008
  • otwarty na świat www.krakow.pl. Retrieved 19 Julie 2009. Twin cities of Riga Riga City Council. Retrieved 27 Julie 2009. Samsun - Bordeaux işbirliği sözleşmesini
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