Latvia is a country in northeastern Europe and one of the Baltic countries on the Baltic Sea. The country is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania and Belarus to the south, Russia to the east, and it shares a maritime border with Sweden to the west.
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The parliament in Latvia is called Saeima and consists of one chamber with 100 members. The 100 seats of parliament to be distributed are elected every four years by direct elections on the first Saturday of October, after which parliament elects the president. He then elects the prime minister. Executive power rests with the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers. The Saeima is elected for a term of four years.