Useful Info - Riga Capital of Latvia



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Useful Info - Riga

Riga tourist information office
Rātslaukums 6, Riga, LV 1050
tel +371 67026072
Fax +371 67026068

Time zone: + 2GMT (+3 from April to November).

Currency : Lat (LVL). 1 Lat corresponds to 1,41€. The majority of hotels and commercial centres accept credit cards

Banks: banks are generally open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 17 pm, some are open also on Saturdays

Language: The official language is Latvian. German, English and Russian are widely spread

Entry documents: As part of the Schengen agreements, all controls at the borders have been cancelled. Citizens of any of the European countries can travel with a valid identity card, while a passport is required for citizens of non EU- countries.

Country code: to call Latvia dial +371 followed by the telephone number.

Voltage: 220 V AC, 50 Hz, European standard plug with two holes.