Latvia is part of Europe with main city at
Riga. It's usually 🌤️ 5.16 °C in Latvia with a rainfall of 🌧 35.34 mm. Internet speed in Latvia is on average 16.7 Mbps. In Latvia you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a
population of 2M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages
spoken are Latvian. Automatic teller machines are very common in Latvia. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~5.16 °C 🌧 ~35.34 mm 👨👩👦👦 2M people
🛡️ Travel safety
fiber_manual_record Do not travel
Latvia has declared a state of emergency due to COVID-19. You'll be allowed to leave Latvia if you can show proof of your travel itinerary to return home to Australia. There are currently no flights departing Latvia and options for departing are very limited. If you wish to leave, please get in touch with the Australian Embassy in Stockholm (see Travel and Local contacts sections). If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay and take care to minimise exposure to COVID-19. If your visa for Latvia expires during the state of emergency, Latvian authorities have advised that you won’t be penalised and you’ll be able to leave Latvia once restrictions are lifted. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Latvia.
issued date: April 4, 2020
Latvia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Latvian
💱 Currencies Used
Latvia uses the euro (symbol: €), code EUR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. Euro is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.
Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Latvia (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.
Automatic teller machines are very common in Latvia. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.