Latvijas Padomju Sociālistiskā Republika
Латвийская Советская Социалистическая Республика

Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic

Republic of the ‌Soviet Union
Flag of Latvia 1940–1991 Flag of Latvia
Flag of the Latvian SSR Coat of Arms of the Latvian SSR
Anthem of the Latvian SSR
Map of the Latvian SSR
Government Socialist republic
Legislature Supreme Soviet
June 17, 1940 Soviet occupation
July 21, 1940Established
August 5, 1940Incorporated into the Soviet Union
June 23, 1941German occupation
July 17, 1944Re-occupied by the Soviet Union
May 8, 1945German troops in the Courland pocket surrender
August 21, 1991Seceded from the Soviet Union
September 6, 1991Secession recognized by the Soviet Union
Area64,589 km²
- 19892,666,567
Flag of Latvia Latvia Latvia Flag of Latvia

The Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940-1991) was a republic of the Soviet Union by the Baltic Sea.


Latvian Polities

Neighbouring Nations


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