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(Turkish below) 🌍 Latvia’s current flag design has been in use since 1280. Only Denmark’s has been around longer.
🌍 Latvia's internet speeds are among the fastest in the world.
🌍 An estimated 12.5 per cent of Latvia’s population were killed during the Second World War.
🌍 Latvia has 12,000 rivers and 3,000 small lakes .
🌍 Around 54 per cent of Latvia is forest, making it one of Europe's greenest countries.
🌍 Latvian female basketball player, Uļjana Semjonova led TTT Riga to 12 consecutive European titles between 1964 and 1975. She was the first non-American woman to be inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame.
🌍 The tailor Jacob W. Davis, born in Riga and having emigrated to the US in 1854 was asked by a customer to make a strong pair of trousers for her woodcutter husband in 1871. His creation would become the template for modern denim jeans. With help from Levi Strauss, he patented the product.
🌍 Black Balsam is a traditional liquer made using 24 different plants, flowers, buds, juices, roots, oils and berries prepared in oak barrels.
🌍 Latvian company, airBaltic, in 2013 came up with a novel concept –letting passengers create their own in-flight when they book their ticket. 🌍 Riga is one of 14 capital cities that consists of only four letters. 🌍 Riga even has a Beer Spa, where you can “immerse yourself in a warm beer bath… 🌐 Letonya, 1280'den bu yana ayni bayrağı kullanıyor. Sadece Danimarka bayrağı daha eski.
🌐 Ülkedeki internet hızı, dünyadaki en hızlılardan.
🌐 Ülke nüfusunun %12.5'u II.Dünya Savaşı sırasında öldürülmüş.
🌐 Ülkenin %54'ü ormanlarla kapli ve Avrupa'da en yeşil ülkelerden.
🌐 Letonyalı kadın basketbolcu, Uljana Semjonova, NBA Hall of Fame'de forması asılan ilk Amerikalı olmayan kadin basketbolcudur.
🌐 Jean, kot pantolonun patent sahibi Jacob W. Davis Riga doğumludur. Levi's Strauss' un yardımı ile patenti almıştır.
🌐 Balsam 24 farkli bitkiden yapılır.
🌐 Letonyalı AirBaltic şirketi uçakta kendi menünü yarat konseptini ilk uygulayandir.
🌐 Riga dört harfli 14 başkentten biridir.
🌐 Riga'da Bira SPA'si vardır.