Riga is the capital of Latvia, one of the metropolises belonging to the Baltic Region in Northern Europe. Together with the surrounding municipalities Riga forms the Greater Riga Region consisting in 1.2 million inhabitants, which conform 47% of the population in Latvia. The city concentrates most of the economy of the region and influences the surrounding regions in the agricultural activity.
Food is Culture. Riga-Gauja Region European Region of Gastronomy 2017 Bid Book