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Riga (Latvian: Rīga, pronounced [ˈriːɡa] ( listen)) is the capital and largest city of Latvia. With 696,618 inhabitants (January 2013[3]), Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to more than one third of Latvia's population.[5] The city is an important seaport and a major industrial, commercial, cultural and financial centre of the Baltic Sea region.[citation needed] The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the Daugava. Riga's territory covers 307.17 km2 (118.60 sq mi) and lies between 1 and 10 metres (3.3 and 33 ft) above sea level,[6] on a flat and sandy plain

Ри́га (латыш. Rīga [ˈriːɡa]) — столица Латвии и самый крупный город стран Прибалтики с численностью населения 695 539 человека (2013)[2]. Рига — политический, экономический и культурный центр страны. Находится на обоих берегах реки Даугавы, недалеко от её впадения в Рижский залив.

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Chinappi on February 7, 2011

To answer your question ...

I am not russian (neither my wife). So my russian language is very poor.

Nevertheless, that I understand is the following.

управления лесных исправительных учреждений; УЛИУ

Forest management of correctional institutions.

That it is sure: this building is (as I write in French tittle) the Gulag administration of the Krasnoyarsk region.

  • Best regards from France (Grasse).
---=XEON=--- on July 12, 2014

Ok, thanks you Chinappi for answer =)

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Photo taken in Andrejsala, Northern District, Riga, Latvia

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