Geographical data of the Republic of Latvia
Statistics for the highest points (uplands) of the territory of Latvia, major rivers, river basins and lakes.
Terms and definitions
All standing and flowing water on the surface of the land, as well as all groundwater to the landward side of the baseline (from which the area of territorial waters is measured).
Natural water body in the land deepening with slower water exchange.
A large watercourse mainly flowing on the earth surface with well-expressed riverbed and part of the flow can be underground.
Land area (territory) from which all-surface run-off flows trough sequence of springs, rivers and lakes flow in the river mouth, estuary, or delta and flow into the sea.