in Rīga of Rīga, Latvia
- Historic Centre of Riga (Unesco heritage, 1 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 56.946 and 24.106 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 56° 56' 45" and E 24° 6' 21"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Latvian, Russian, Lithuanian
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 11:45 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Europe/Riga
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 8:47 am and 3:43 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Latvia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Latvia. Last Update: 2022-12-08 08:24:33
Riga in Rīga (Rīga) with it's 742,572 citizens is a city in Latvia. It's the capital of this country.
Local time in Riga is now 11:45 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Europe / Riga with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Riga, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Latvia is Riga International Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Centre of Riga in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), North-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Marupe, Kekava, Pinki, Bergi and Ulbroka. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 1°C / 34 °F
|Morning Temperature||-0°C / 31 °F|
|Evening Temperature||-3°C / 27 °F|
|Night Temperature||-1°C / 30 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1002 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light snow|
Friday, 9th of December 2022
-4°C (26 °F)
-10°C (15 °F)
Snow, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Saturday, 10th of December 2022
-8°C (18 °F)
-11°C (12 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Sunday, 11th of December 2022
-10°C (13 °F)
-5°C (23 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga
Redstone Boutique Hotel
Pullman Riga Old Town
Dome Hotel & Spa
St. Peter's Boutique
Radi un Draugi
Wellton Centrum Hotel & SPA
Avalon Hotel & conferences
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Eurovision Song Contest 2003
The Eurovision Song Contest 2003 was the 48th annual Eurovision Song Contest, held at the Skonto Hall in Riga, Latvia on 24 May 2003. The hosts were Marie N and Renārs Kaupers. Sertab Erener, the Turkish entrant, won the contest with "Everyway That I Can", scoring 167 points. The winning songwriters were Erener and Turkish rock guitarist and singer Demir Demirkan. Belgium and Russia were second and third respectively, within three points of Turkey's score.
Riga Technical University
Riga Technical University (RTU) (Latvian: Rīgas Tehniskā universitāte) is the oldest technical university in the Baltics established on October 14, 1862. (previously known as Riga Polytechnical Institute and Riga Polytechnicum) is located in Riga, Latvia.
St. Peter's Church, Riga
St. Peter's Church (Latvian: Svētā Pētera Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca) is a Lutheran church in Riga, the capital of Latvia, dedicated to Saint Peter. It is a parish church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia.
This article is about the Evangelical Lutheran cathedral of Riga. See other articles for the Roman Catholic cathedral and the Orthodox cathedral. Riga Cathedral is the Evangelical Lutheran cathedral in Riga, Latvia. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Riga. The Latvian word doms, an archaic term for cathedral (similar to Italian duomo), is often mistranslated in English as dom or dome.
House of the Blackheads
House of the Blackheads is a building situated in the old town of Riga, Latvia. The original building was erected during the first third of the 14th century for the Brotherhood of Blackheads, a guild for unmarried German merchants in Riga. Major works were done in the years 1580 and 1886, adding most of the ornamentations. The structure was bombed to a ruin by the Germans June 28, 1941 and the remains demolished by the Soviets in 1948. The current reconstruction was erected from 1995 to 1999.
Latvijas Radio (Radio Latvia; shortened as LR) is a public service broadcasting network of Latvia. The organisation was founded 1 November 1925, and is situated in the Latvian capital of Riga. Since 2002, Latvijas Radio broadcasts five different stations on the FM band and the internet: Latvijas Radio 1, Latvijas Radio 2, Latvijas Radio 3 - Klasika, Latvijas Radio 4 - Doma Laukums and Latvijas Radio 5 - Radio NABA/Saeimas kanāls.
Museum of the Occupation of Latvia
Museum of the Occupation of Latvia 1940-1991 (Latvian: Latvijas okupācijas muzejs) is an historic educational institution located in Riga, Latvia. It was established in 1993 to exhibit artifacts, archive documents, and educate the public about the 51-year period in the 20th century when Latvia was successively occupied by the USSR in 1940, then by Nazi Germany in 1941, and then again by the USSR in 1944.
Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation
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Railway Bridge, Riga
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Large Guild, Riga
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Small Guild, Riga
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St. George's Church, Riga
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