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You are invited to explore the following internet links to learn more about Latvia, its people, culture, history, and natural environment. Please contact us should you have a suggestion for additional sites we can feature on the links page.



Art and Culture:

Latvian Institute - www.li.lv/en
Guide to Latvian Museums - www.muzeji.lv/index_e.html
Latvian Material Culture - http://ai1.mii.lu.lv/kultura/lk02.htm
Latvian National Opera - www.lmuza.lv/opera/
Music in Latvia - www.music.lv/en/
Folksong Festival & Cultural Guide - www.culture.lv/en/
Art Nouveau Architecture of Riga - http://vip.latnet.lv/ArtNouveau/en/default.htm
AmberSea Art Gallery - www.ambersea.lv/
Traditional Latvian Foods - www.latviatravel.info/fact/food/
Latvian Cinema - www.latfilma.lv/
Calendar of 2006 Cultural Events in Latvia - www.mfa.gov.lv/en/latvia/culture-events-2006/



History of Latvia:

National History Museum of Latvia - www.history-museum.lv/english/pages/majas.php
Latvian Institute History Profile - www.li.lv/en/?id=16
Library of Congress Country Studies Profile - http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/lvtoc.html
Historical Overview - http://site.yahoo.com/vestnieciba/hisoflatbrie.html
Occupation Museum of Latvia - www.occupationmuseum.lv/
History, Geography & Society - www.randburg.com/lv/location.html
Teutonic/Germanic Knights - www.balticsww.com/Crusaders.htm
Historical Timeline - www.balticsworldwide.com/tourist/latvia/history.htm
Jewish History of Latvia - www.rumbula.org/history_of_latvian_jewry.htm
Virtual Jewish History Tour of Latvia - www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Latvia.html



General Information:

US Department of State Profile - www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5378.htm
BBC Latvia Profile - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1106666.stm
CIA Factbook: Latvia - www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/lg.html
National Symbols of Latvia - www.li.lv/old/symbols.htm
Latvian Resources Online - http://vlib.iue.it/history/europe/latvia.html
Latvia Facts - www.worldinfozone.com/facts.php?country=Latvia
Welcome to Latvia - http://www.lv/
The Livonian People - http://homepage.mac.com/uldis/livonia/livonia.html
Encarta: Latvia Profile - http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761577313/Latvia.html
Latvia & Latvian Heritage - www.latvians.com/en/index.php



Latvian Language:

Latvian Language - www.nvtc.gov/lotw/months/december/Latvian.html
Greetings and Phrases - www.codefusion.com/latvian/greetings/greetings.html
Business Terms - http://ai1.mii.lu.lv/valoda/termini1.htm
Learn Latvian - http://europa.eu.int/youth/studying/language_learning/index_lv_en.html
Online Latvian-English Dictionary - www.ectaco.co.uk/English-Latvian-Dictionary/
Latvian Language Facts - www.languagehelpers.com/languagefacts/latvian.html
Babblefish Translator - http://babblefish.com/babblefish/language_dict.htm
Baltic Language Computer Software - www.deksoft.com/index.shtml



Organizations:

American-Latvian Association - www.alausa.org
American-Latvian Youth Association - www.alausa.org
World Federation of Free Latvians - www.pbla.lv/English.htm
Latvians Online - www.latviansonline.com
Baltic-American Freedom League - www.bafl.com
Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies - www.balticstudies-aabs.lanet.lv/aabs.html



Academics/Education:

University of Latvia - www.lu.lv/eng
Latvian Academy of Sciences - www.lza.lv/subjind.htm
Baltic Institute Summer School - http://biss.va.lv/
U of Washington Latvian Studies - http://depts.washington.edu/scand/latvia.html
Kent State U Latvian Studies - http://as.kent.edu/latvian
U of Wisconsin Latvian/Baltic Studies - www.uwec.edu/CIE/sac/program/riga.htm
U of Minnesota Fellowship in Latvian-American Studies - www.ihrc.umn.edu/stories/endw-ala.htm



Latvian Communities in the US & Canada:

Chicago Latvians - www.cikaga.com/
Indianapolis Latvians - www.indylatvians.com
Michigan Latvians - http://saites.org/
New York Latvians - www.nylatvian.org/
Northern California Latvians - www.lvnc.org/index.html
Toronto, Canada Latvians - www.latviancentre.org/
Florida Latvians - http://latvia-florida.org/custom3.html
Weekly online journal for US & Canadian Latvians - http://latviansonline.com/



Latvian Television:

Latvian State Television - www.ltv.lv/lat/
TV Broadcasts From Latvia: Eurosports; STV; TV 24 news (you will need Windows MediaPlayer software) - http://wwitv.com/
TV 5 Live Feed (you will need Windows Media Player software) - mms://159.148.95.4/live_tv5
LNT (Independent) TV - www.tvnet.lv/onlinetv/lnt/
Archive of TV Broadcasts - www.tv.lv/



Latvian Radio:

Latvian State Radio: "Radio Latvia" - www.radio.org.lv/
Live Radio from Latvia - www.surfmusic.de/lettland.htm
9 Radio Stations from Latvia - www.radiotower.com/
21 Live Radio Stations from Latvia - www.live-radio.net



Latvian Newspapers & Magazines:

Diena News Daily - www.diena.lv
Baltic Times (in English) - www.baltictimes.com
Daily Newspaper Online - www.nra.lv/
Rigas Laiks Monthly Magazine - www.rigaslaiks.lv/
Links to Latvian Newspapers - www.onlinenewspapers.com/latvia.htm
News/Media Links - www.kidon.com/media-link/lv.php
News Links by City/Region - www.abyznewslinks.com/latvi.htm



Investing and Doing Business in Latvia:

Investment and Development Agency of Latvia - www.liaa.gov.lv/
Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry - www.chamber.lv/
Latvian Import/Export Directory - www.exim.lv/pls/eximmain/exim_foreign
Statistical Bureau of Latvia - www.csb.lv/avidus.cfm
American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia - www.amcham.lv/index.php
World Bank Latvia Economic Profile - www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/Default.aspx?economyid=108