7 Interesting Facts About Olaine

Facts About Olaine Olaine is twinned with: Karlskoga, Sweden; Nowa Sarzyna, Poland; Ödeshög, Sweden; Riihimäki, Finland & Vadstena, Sweden. Olaine is home of Olainfarm, the second-largest [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Daugavpils

Facts About Daugavpils There are around 140 Streets in Daugavpils. Daugavpils is a city in south-eastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. [...]

8 Interesting Facts About Sigulda

Facts About Sigulda Sigulda is a small town in the region of Sigulda in Latvia. Sigulda received its town rights in 1928. The Gutmanis Cave lies halfway between Sigulda Castle and Turaida Castle [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Cēsis

Facts About Cēsis The oldest settlement in Cēsis is the hillfort on Riekstu hill, a fortified wooden castle built by a tribe known as the Vends. The planning of the town of Cēsis was done in the [...]

10 Interesting Ancient Rome Facts

Ancient Rome Facts As legend has it, Rome was founded in 753 B.C. by Romulus and Remus, twin sons of Mars, the god of war. Packed with immigrating young men, the Romans needed female inhabitants [...]

8 Interesting Facts About Sillamäe

Facts About Sillamäe The locality of Sillamäggi was first mentioned in 1502 when the area was under the control of Livonian Order. The bridge across Sõtke and a mill in Sillamäggi were documented [...]

8 Interesting Facts About Salaspils

Facts About Salaspils Salaspils is twinned with: Finspång, Sweden; Finsterwalde, Germany & Wieliszew, Poland. Salaspils Received its town rights in 1993. Salaspils is a town in Latvia, the [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Ventspils

Facts About Ventspils Ventspils was historically known as Windau in German. In 2004, Ventspils was a host city for a multi-national naval exercise called Baltic Operations XXXIII. Ventspils is [...]