Riga meaning

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The capital and largest city of Latvia on the Gulf of Riga, an inlet of the Baltic Sea bordering on Latvia and Estonia. Founded as a trading post on a site originally inhabited by Baltic tribes, the city became a member of the Hanseatic League in 1282 and later passed to Poland (1581), Sweden (1621), and Russia (1710).
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Seaport & capital of Latvia, on the Gulf of Riga.
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Inlet of the Baltic Sea, between NW Latvia & SW Estonia: c. 100 mi (161 km) long; c. 60 mi (97 km) wide.
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The capital of Latvia.
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Origin of riga

  • From Latvian RÄ«ga.

    From Wiktionary