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Location: Eastern Europe, bordering on the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania
Population: 2.8 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Riga
Comparative area: Slightly larger than West Virginia
Religions: Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox
Landscape: Low hills and shallow valleys
Recognized by International Olympic Committee: 1991

Source: Knight-Ridder/Tribune

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