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People

The people of Latvia consist of 55.1% Latvians, 32.6%Russians, 4.0% Belorussians, 2.9% Ukrainians, 2.2% Poles,and 1.3% Lithuanians.


Language
Latvian is the official language. It is an Indo-European, non-Slavic and non-Germanic language and is similar only to Lithuanian. Russian and, increasingly, English are widely spoken. German and Swedish may also be understood.


Religion
Predominantly Protestant (Lutheran) with Roman Catholic communities in the east of the country. There is also a Russian Orthodox minority.



 

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