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Via some other European language, ultimately from Ancient Greek γεωγραφία (geōgraphía), from γῆ (, earth) and γράφω (gráphō, I write) +‎ -ija.


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ģeogrāfija f (4th declension)

  1. geography (the study of the physical structure and the inhabitants of the surface of the Earth)
    vispārējā ģeogrāfijageneral geography
    fiziskā ģeogrāfijaphysical geography
    ekonomiskā ģeogrāfijaeconomic geography
    vēsturiskā ģeogrāfijahistorical geography
    politiskā ģeogrāfijapolitical geography
    militārā ģeogrāfijamilitary geography
  2. geography (the corresponding school subject)
    ģeogrāfijas programma vidusskolāmgeography program for secondary schools
    mācīt ģeogrāfijuto teach geography
  3. geography (arrangement and distribution of elements of some area of social, economic, or cultural life)
    dabas resursu ģeogrāfijathe geography of natural resources
    transporta ģeogrāfijathe geography of transportation
    Latvijas skolu ģeogrāfijathe geography of Latvian schools


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