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Founded in 1201, Riga is Latvia's center of Art Nouveau. History, culture, and art are seen in its architecture and landmarks.

Riga is the capital and the largest city of Latvia. With 641,007 inhabitants, Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to more than one third of Latvia's population. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the Daugava. Riga was founded in 1201 and is a former Hanseatic League member. Riga's historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture and 19th century wooden architecture.[7] Riga was the European Capital of Culture during 2014, along with Umea in Sweden. Some of its many attractions include Art Nouveau Museum, St. Peter's Church, Latvian National History Museum, Riga Cathedral, Mentzendorff House, and more.
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