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, Latvian Latvija, officially Republic of Latvia, republic (2015 est. pop. 1,993,000), 24,590 sq mi (63,688 sq km), north central Europe. It borders on Estonia in the north, Lithuania in the south, the Baltic Sea with the Gulf of Riga in the west, Russia in the
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There was nothing open in the Baltic around those dates, so the shipowner of Zemgale could ask for a hefty premium," a shipbroker said.
A sense of Courland's distinctiveness, shared in today's Kurzeme and Zemgale and by people with origins in that region, there may be; last exploited under German rule from 1941 to 1945, it would have been unlikely to reveal its contours to a traveler equipped only with French and English as a means of communication and one, moreover, bent on exoticizing the sights and persons he encounters.
Zemgales planosanas regiona attistibas programma 2008-2014 gadam [Zemgale Planning Region Development Strategy 2008-2014] [online], [cited 14 February 2013].
PhD degree in Architecture science (1999)--Transformation Processes of Zemgale Rural Culture Landscape.
The so-called "Mancelius reform" actually caused the shift of the dialectal basis of Standard Latvian--from the vernacular of Riga (with its heavy German and also Livonian influences, reduced word endings and simplified structures), to the Central dialect of Latvian (a more archaic and "pure" variant of Latvian, spoken in Zemgale and Vidzeme)--thus maybe even halting a hypothetical shift of Latvian from synthetic to analytical morphological type, the shift that took place in many other Indo-European languages in Middle Ages (D.
It features the motto Par Tevzemi ('For the Fatherland') and the three stars of Latvia, prominent in all Latvian heraldry (representing the three ancient territories of Letgale, Zemgale and Kurzeme), and is suspended from a maroon ribbon with a central white stripe, the national colours of Latvia (this flag is recorded as early as 1280).
In the meantime, growing winter crops in Zemgale is largely on schedule, said Oskars Balodis, Head of the Rural Advisory and Training Center's Agricultural Department.
Liepaja is located next to the Baltic See in Kurzeme; Jelgava is situated in the centre of the Zemgale plain with a variety of high-value ecological biotopes; and Rezekne is a city with the typical hilly relief and blue-green area of Latgale.
The Klunas site is located in southern Latvia, Zemgale, Tervete municipality, downstream of Klunas on the right bank of the Skujaine River (Fig.
The study was performed in Kemeri National Park (KNP), Latvia, which lies in the contact zone of the Coastal Lowland to the south of the Gulf of Riga and the northern edge of the Zemgale Lowland, 56[degrees]55'14" N, 23[degrees]26'30" E.