Latvian is spoken by 1,550,000 people: 1,394,000 in Latvia, 50,000 in USA, 29,000 in Russia, 25,000 in Australia, 52,000 elsewhere.
Part of the Bible was published for the first time in 1637.
The New Testament was first published in 1685.
The complete Bible was first published in 1689.
This shows the first few verses from John's Gospel in the Treus/Blese version, first published in 1965 by British & Foreign Bible Society, London. This page is taken from a New Testament published in 1993 by Latvian Bible Society, Riga.