Latvia, also referred to as the Republic of Latvia, is a nation in Northern Europe’s Baltic area. One of the Baltic States, it shares a maritime boundary with Sweden to the west and is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, and Belarus to the southeast. With a high-income advanced economy and a very high score on the Human Development Index, Latvia is a developed nation. In terms of civil liberties, press freedom, internet freedom, democratic governance, living conditions, and tranquillity, it succeeds admirably.
In addition to being a member of the European Union, Eurozone, NATO, Council of Europe, United Nations, Council of Baltic Sea States, International Monetary Fund, Nordic-Baltic Eight, Nordic Investment Bank, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and World Trade Organization, Latvia is also a member of the Nordic-Baltic Eight.