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(New page: '''Vidzeme''' is a region in northeastern Latvia, bordering Estonia. ==Regions== ==Cities== * Cesis * Ligatne- a great natural park with wildlife animals and "fairy tale...)
 
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==Cities==
 
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* [[Cesis]]
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* [[Cesis]] - town with many historic attractions. 
* [[Ligatne]]- a great natural park with wildlife animals and "fairy tale" forest with characters from famous latvian fairytales
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* [[Gulbene]]
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* [[Ligatne]] - a great natural park with wildlife animals and "fairy tale" forest with characters from famous latvian fairytales.
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* [[Madona]] - a scenic town surrounded by hills, forests and lakes, considered as a winter sports capital of Latvia.
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* [[Seda (Latvia)|Seda]]
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* [[Smiltene]]
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* [[Strenci]]
 
* [[Valka]] - unique town on the border - that crosses the town centre - with Estonia. Due to the future plans it is close to regain the status of important cultural centre.
 
* [[Valka]] - unique town on the border - that crosses the town centre - with Estonia. Due to the future plans it is close to regain the status of important cultural centre.
* [[Valmiera]] - industrial town, hosting also active cultural and academic life. There is also a university and theatre here.
 
 
  
 
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==Talk==
 
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* Latvian is the official language of Latvian Republic.
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* English is the best option with youth as it is normally being taught as the first foreign language in the schools.
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* Russian is widely spoken by mid-age and eldery people
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* People of northern areas (near Valka) may talk Estonian.
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* German was taught in some schools during the Soviet times, some people may still speak it in basic level
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:44, 20 March 2012

Vidzeme is a region in northeastern Latvia, bordering Estonia.

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Regions[edit]

Cities[edit]

  • Cesis - town with many historic attractions.
  • Gulbene
  • Ligatne - a great natural park with wildlife animals and "fairy tale" forest with characters from famous latvian fairytales.
  • Madona - a scenic town surrounded by hills, forests and lakes, considered as a winter sports capital of Latvia.
  • Seda
  • Smiltene
  • Strenci
  • Valka - unique town on the border - that crosses the town centre - with Estonia. Due to the future plans it is close to regain the status of important cultural centre.

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  • Latvian is the official language of Latvian Republic.
  • English is the best option with youth as it is normally being taught as the first foreign language in the schools.
  • Russian is widely spoken by mid-age and eldery people
  • People of northern areas (near Valka) may talk Estonian.
  • German was taught in some schools during the Soviet times, some people may still speak it in basic level

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