Riga is the capital of Latvia and the main industrial, business, culture, sports, and financial center of the Baltics. Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states, one of the largest cities in Northern Europe and home to more than one third of Latvia's population. Riga was founded in 1201. Riga's historical centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture. Riga boasts the largest and finest collection of Art Nouveau buildings in Europe. Riga is one of the greenest city centres in Europe with it`s parks, monuments and a channel.Have a great time in Riga. To know more go to Riga Wiki section.