Latvia is located in Eastern Europe, bordering Belarus, Russia and the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania. Latvia has a maritime climate with wet moderate winters. The country is rich in peat, limestone, timber and arable land.
Mr. Richard Muller firstname.lastname@example.org (for GWP Central and Eastern Europe)
Mr. Ivars Sekacis email@example.com (for Latvia)
AQUASTAT -FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/main/index.stm
UN-Water Statistics http://www.unwater.org/statistics_KWIP.html
Source: www.cia.gov; http://data.worldbank.org; www.unwater.org
Total surface area: 64,589 km2
Estimated population: 2,191,580 (2012)
Average precipitation: 641 mm/yr (2009)
Total actual renewable water resources per capita: 15,679 m3/cap/yr (2009)
Freshwater withdrawal as of total:108 m3/cap/yr (2003)
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