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country code (LV-)
country Latvia
Dispute polices
registrant restrictions No


TLD rating

Registry economics by DI

total registered domains
total TLD value $0
total TLD value rank
total yearly TLD revenue
expected growth next 12 months N/A
GDP/domain N/A
GDP/domain rank
domain/inhabitant N/A
domain/inhabitant rank
broadband users in .lv N/A
broadband user/domain N/A

General TLD information

introduced 1993
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry University of Latvia
sponsor Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science


Restrictions on registering international names, none (some subdomains may have restrictions).

Currently suggested registrars

registrar 1 101 Domain, Inc.
registrar 2 EuroDNS
registrar 3 Ascio Technologies Inc.

Trademark information

This country is a member of the European Union. A trademark may be registered exclusively in this country or through the European Community Trademark (CTM) system. Member countries providing protection under the European Community Trademark include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Trademarks are assigned through the Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia. Latvia is a member of the Madrid Protocol. A trademark is valid for 10 years and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years each.

Currently suggested trademarks lawyers

lawyer 1 BDO Zelmenis & Liberte
lawyer 2 CS&P Fiduciaire - Carlo Scevola & Partners

Official TLD logo

.lv index

Country information

country Latvia
capital Riga
official language Latvian
recognized languages
government Parliamentary republic
legislature Parliament
EU accession May 1, 2004
area 64,589 km2
are rank 124th
population 2217969
population rank 143rd
population density 34.3/km2
population density rank 166th

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate $23.955 billion
GDP per capita 10630
gini (2005)
HDI (2010) 0.769 (high)
HDI rank 48th
currency Lats (Ls) (LVL)
time zone EET (UTC+2)
drives on the right
calling code +371