Distance between Riga, Latvia and the Arctic Circle

1070 km = 665 miles

Riga, Latvia: basic facts and figures

Country: Latvia
Riga coordinates: 56°56′45″ N, 24°06′21″ E
Population: 742,572
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The Arctic Circle: basic facts and figures

The Arctic Circle is a circle of latitude or parallel on the Earth's surface. The polar night and the midnight sun phenomena can be observed to the north of the Arctic Circle.
During the midnight sun there is no sunset and the Sun is over the horizon continuously for 24 hours or more.
During the polar night there is no sunrise and the Sun is below the horizon continuously for 24 hours or more.
For the points on the Earth's surface located at the Arctic Circle the polar night and the midnight sun coincide with the winter solstice and the summer solstice correspondingly and their duration equals 24 hours.
For the points on the Earth's surface located to the north of the Arctic Circle the duration of the polar night and the midnight sun grows with latitude.

The latitude of the Arctic Circle depends on the tilt of the Earth's axis which changes with time.
The current latitude of the Arctic Circle equals 66°33′43″ N.

Wikipedia article: the Arctic Circle