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Talsu RajonsTalsi Municipality (Latvian: Talsu novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Abava parish, Balgale parish, Ģibuļi parish, Īve parish, Ķūļciems parish, Laidze parish, Lauciene parish, Lībagi parish, Lube parish, Strazde parish, Valdgale parish, Vandzene parish, Virbi parish, Talsi town, Stende town, Sabile town and Valdemārpils town with its countryside territory; the administrative centre being Talsi.Show on map
Cesu RajonsCēsis Municipality (Latvian: Cēsu novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Vaive parish and Cēsis town the administrative centre being Cēsis.Show on map
AucesAuce Municipality (Latvian: Auces novads) is a municipality in Zemgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Bēne parish, Lielauce parish, Ukri parish, Vītiņi parish, Īle parish and Auce town with its countryside territory the administrative centre being Auce.Show on map
MarupeMārupe Municipality (Latvian: Mārupes novads) is a municipality in Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by reorganization of Mārupe parish the administrative centre being Mārupe. Riga International Airport is located in the municipality. The Latvian Civil Aviation Agency has its head office at the airport. AirBaltic has its head office on the airport property. SmartLynx Airlines has its head office in Mārupe.Show on map
OlaineOlaine (; German: Olai) is a city in Latvia that gained town rights in 1967. The history of Olaine is closely connected to a nearby peat bog that was first taken into use in 1940. Thereafter, more production facilities were built, the increasing numbers of workers needed accommodation and the first dwellings were built in Olaine. Previously, Olaine was the name of a village just two kilometers away. This village now has the name of Jaunolaine (New Olaine). Olaine is home of Olainfarm, the second largest pharmaceuticals company in Latvia.Show on map
LecavaIecava Municipality (Latvian: Iecavas novads) is a municipality in the historical region of Zemgale, and the Zemgale Planning Region in Latvia. The municipality was formed 2003 by a reorganization of Iecava Parish, the administrative centre being Iecava. The municipality consists of the following villages: Audrupi, Dimzukalns, Dzelzāmurs, Dzimtmisa, Iecava, Rosme, Zālīte, Zorģi.Show on map
KekavaĶekava is a local municipality in central part of Latvia which borders with Latvian capital city, Riga.Show on map
SalaspilsSalaspils Municipality (Latvian: Salaspils novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2004 by reorganization of Salaspils town and its countryside territory, the administrative centre being Salaspils. In 2010 the countryside territory was renamed Salaspils parish.Show on map
BaldoneBaldone Municipality (Latvian: Baldones novads) is a municipality in Zemgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2008 by merging Baldone town and its countryside territory, with the administrative centre being Baldone. In 2010 Baldone parish was created from the countryside territory of Baldone town.Show on map
StopiniStopiņi Municipality (Latvian: Stopiņu novads) is a municipality in the historical region of Vidzeme, and the Riga Planning Region in Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2005 through the reorganization of Stopiņi Parish, the administrative centre being Ulbroka. The municipality consists of the following villages and settlements: Ulbroka, Saurieši, Upeslejas, Dreiliņi, Vālodzes, Līči, Dzidriņas, Rumbula and Cekule.Show on map
CarnikavaCarnikava Municipality (Latvian: Carnikavas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2006 by reorganization of Carnikava parish, the administrative centre being Carnikava.Show on map
AdaziĀdaži Municipality (Latvian: Ādažu novads) is a municipality in the historical region of Vidzeme, and the Riga Planning Region in Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2006 from Ādaži Parish, the administrative centre being Ādaži. The municipality consists of the following villages: Alderi, Atari, Āņi, Baltezers, Birznieki, Garkalne, Kadaga, Stapriņi, Divezeri, Iļķene, Eimuri.Show on map
GarkalneGarkalne Municipality (Latvian: Garkalnes novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2007 by reorganization of Garkalne parish the municipality council being situated extraterritorially in Berģi, Riga.Show on map
VecumniekiVecumnieki Municipality (Latvian: Vecumnieku novads) is a municipality in Zemgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Bārbele parish, Kurmene parish, Skaistkalne parish, Stelpe parish, Valle parish and Vecumnieki parish; the administrative centre being Vecumnieki.Show on map
KegumsĶegums Municipality (Latvian: Ķeguma novads) is a municipality in Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2002 by merging Rembate parish and Ķegums town with its countryside territory. In 2009 it absorbed Birzgale parish, too the administrative centre being Ķegums.Show on map
LielvardeLielvārde Municipality (Latvian: Lielvārdes novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2004 by reorganization of Lielvārde town with its countryside territory. In 2009 it absorbed Jumprava parish and Lēdmane parish, the administrative centre being Lielvārde. In 2010 Lielvārde parish was created from the countryside territory of Lielvārde town.Show on map
SkriveriSkrīveri Municipality (Latvian: Skrīveru novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by reorganization of Skrīveri parish; the administrative centre being Skrīveri.Show on map
JaunjelgavaJaunjelgava Municipality (Latvian: Jaunjelgavas novads) is a municipality in Selonia, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Sece parish, Sērene parish, Staburags parish, Sunākste parish and Jaunjelgava town with its countryside territory, with the administrative centre being Jaunjelgava. In 2010 Jaunjelgava parish was created from the countryside territory of Jaunjelgava town.Show on map
NeretaNereta Municipality (Latvian: Neretas novads) is a municipality in Selonia, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Mazzalve parish, Nereta parish, Pilskalne parish and Zalve parish, with the administrative centre being Nereta.Show on map
ViesiteViesīte Municipality (Latvian: Viesītes novads) is a municipality in Selonia, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Elkšņi parish, Rite parish, Sauka parish and Viesīte town with its countryside territory, the administrative centre being Viesīte. In 2010 Viesīte parish was created from the countryside territory of Viesīte town.Show on map
SalasSala Municipality (Latvian: Salas novads) is a municipality in Selonia, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Sala parish and Sēlpils parish the administrative centre being Sala.Show on map
JekabpilsJēkabpils (; German: Jakobstadt; Polish: Jakubów) is a city in southeastern Latvia roughly halfway between Riga and Daugavpils and spanning the Daugava River. Historic Jēkabpils lies on the left bank, in Selonia while historic Krustpils (German: Kreutzburg) lies on the right bank, in Latgale. The two cities were united during Soviet rule in 1962 under the Jēkabpils name, but retain their distinct regional character. Jēkabpils was also formerly home to a Soviet air base.Show on map
AknisteAknīste (; Lithuanian: Aknysta; formerly German: Oknist) is a town in Aknīste municipality, Selonia, in the southern portion of Latvia, near the Lithuanian border. The town is located near the river Dienvidsusēja.Show on map
IluksteIlūkste Municipality (Latvian: Ilūkstes novads) is a municipality in Selonia, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2003 by merging Pilskalne Parish, Šēdere Parish, Bebrene Parish and Ilūkste town. In 2009 it absorbed Dviete parish, Eglaine parish and Subate town with its rural area the administrative centre being Ilūkste. In 2010 the rural area of Subate was reorganised as a separate territorial entity, Prode parish.Show on map
VarkavaVārkava Municipality (Latvian: Vārkavas novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2002 by merging Rožkalni parish and Upmale parish. In 2009 it absorbed Vārkava parish, too; the administrative centre being Vecvārkava.Show on map
LivaniLīvāni Municipality (Latvian: Līvānu novads, Latgalian: Leivuona nūvods) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 1999 by merging Rožupe Parish, Turki Parish and Līvāni town. In 2009 it absorbed Jersika Parish, Rudzāti Parish and Sutri Parish, too the administrative centre being Līvāni.Show on map
VaraklaniVarakļāni Municipality (Latvian: Varakļānu novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Varakļāni town, Murmastiene parish and Varakļāni parish; the administrative centre being Varakļāni. Parts of Teiči Nature Reserve are located in Varakļāni Municipality.Show on map
VilanuViļāni Municipality (Latvian: Viļānu novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Dekšāre parish, Sokolki parish, Viļāni parish and Viļāni town; the administrative centre being Viļāni.Show on map
RiebinuRiebiņi Municipality (Latvian: Riebiņu novads, Latgalian: Ribinišku nūvods) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2004 by merging Galēni parish, Riebiņi parish, Rušona parish, Silajāņi parish, Sīļukalns parish and Stabulnieki parish, the administrative centre being Riebiņi.Show on map
AglonaAglona Municipality (Latvian: Aglonas novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Aglona parish, Grāveri parish, Kastuļina parish and Šķeltova parish the administrative centre being Aglona.Show on map
CiblaCibla Municipality (Latvian: Ciblas novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2000 by merging Cibla parish and Līdumnieki parish. In 2009 it absorbed Blonti parish, Pušmucova parish and Zvirgzdene parish the administrative centre being Blonti.Show on map
ZilupesZilupe Municipality (Latvian: Zilupes novads) is a municipality in the historical region of Latgale, and the Latgale Planning Region in Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2002 by merging Zaļesje Parish and Zilupe. In 2009 it absorbed Lauderi Parish and Pasiene Parish, the administrative centre being Zilupe. Zilupe, Lauderi, Zaļesje and Pasiene are among the towns and villages located in the municipality.Show on map
VilakaViļaka Municipality (Latvian: Viļakas novads, Latgalian: Vileks nūvods) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Kuprava parish, Medņeva parish, Susāji parish, Šķilbēni parish, Vecumi parish, Žīguri parish and Viļaka town; the administrative centre being Viļaka.Show on map
BaltinavaBaltinava Municipality (Latvian: Baltinavas novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by reorganization of Baltinava parish the administrative centre being Baltinava. The municipality is located in the northeast of the country and borders with Viļaka municipality in the north, Pytalovsky District of Pskov Oblast of Russia in the east, Kārsava municipality in the south, and Balvi municipality in the west.Show on map
DagdaDagda Municipality (Latvian: Dagdas novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Andrupene parish, Andzeļi parish, Asūne parish, Bērziņi parish, Dagda parish, Ezernieki parish, Konstantinova parish, Ķepova parish, Svariņi parish, Šķaune parish and Dagda town the administrative centre being Dagda.Show on map
KarsavaKārsava (; German: Karsau) is a town in Latvia. Kārsava is located in the historical region of Latgale near the border of Russia. The ancient baltic tribe Latgalians inhabited the territory of Kārsava since the 8th century. There are several hillforts near town. In 1763 a Catholic church was built in Kārsava. The town was located near the Rēzekne- Ostrov postal road and it saw rapid development when the St. Petersburg- Vilnius railway line was constructed nearby and the town became a trading centre.Show on map
RugajuRugāji Municipality (Latvian: Rugāju novads; Latgalian: Ruguoju nūvods) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Rugāji parish and Lazdukalns parish the administrative centre being Rugāji.Show on map
CesvaineCesvaine Municipality (Latvian: Cesvaines novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by reorganization of Cesvaine town with its countryside territory, the administrative centre being Cesvaine. In 2010 Cesvaine parish was created from the countryside territory of Cesvaine town. \n* Cesvaine Palace \n* Cesvaine Castle ruins \n* Cesvaine Lutheran ChurchShow on map
LubanaLubāna Municipality (Latvian: Lubānas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2007 by merging Indrāni parish and Lubāna town the administrative centre being Lubāna.Show on map
KrustpilsKrustpils Municipality (Latvian: Krustpils novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Atašiene parish, Krustpils parish, Kūkas parish, Mežāre parish, Varieši parish and Vīpe parish. The administrative centre located in Jēkabpils city, which is not included in the territory of the municipality. Parts of Teiči Nature Reserve are located in Krustpils Municipality.Show on map
PlavinuPļaviņas Municipality (Latvian: Pļaviņu novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Aiviekste parish, Klintaine parish, Vietalva parish and Pļaviņas town the administrative centre being Pļaviņas.Show on map
KokneseKoknese Municipality (Latvian: Kokneses novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Bebri parish, Irši parish and Koknese parish the administrative centre being Koknese.Show on map
IkskileIkšķile (; German: Uexküll; Livonian: Ikškilā) is a town in Latvia, the administrative centre of Ikšķile municipality. It was the first capital of the Roman Catholic Bishopric of Livonia, known by the German name of Üxküll. Saint Meinhard, known from the Livonian Chronicle of Henry, was the first bishop of Üxküll. In 1197 Berthold of Hanover, a Cistercian abbot of Loccum, was made the second bishop of Üxküll. Those days the town was the center of the upcoming crusading activities in the Livonian area. Bishop Berthold moved the episcopal see to Riga, but was killed by the Livs in battle. Ikšķile is one of the oldest Latvian populated counties, which can be seen by an ancient burial ground in today's rural areas of Ikšķile. The coast by the Daugava river has held a Livonian village on this sShow on map
RopazuRopaži Municipality (Latvian: Ropažu novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2005 by reorganization of Ropaži parish the administrative centre being Ropaži. The center of Ropaži is 36 km from Riga, the capital of Latvia. Through the territory of Ropaži municipality pass the Riga – Ērgļi railway, the European route E67 also known as Via Baltica, and the highways Riga – Lubāna and Ogre – Inčukalns. Territory: 322 km². Population: 6.832 inhabitants. As of 1 January 2002 the largest villages are:Show on map
IncukalnsInčukalns Municipality (Latvian: Inčukalna novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2006 by merging Inčukalns parish and Vangaži town the administrative centre being Inčukalns. It hosts the Inčukalns Underground Gas Storage facility, which provides the Baltic States and parts of northwestern Russia with gas during the winter months.Show on map
KrimuldaKrimulda Municipality (Latvian: Krimuldas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Krimulda parish and Lēdurga parish the administrative centre being Ragana.Show on map
SiguldaSigulda Municipality (Latvian: Siguldas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2003 by merging Sigulda town, Sigulda parish and More parish. In 2009 it absorbed Allaži parish, too; the administrative centre being Sigulda.Show on map
LigatneLīgatne (; German: Ligat) is a town on the Gauja River, in Latvia. The village of Līgatne was built around the paper mill, still extant, on the River Līgatne in the 19th century.Show on map
MalpilsMālpils Municipality (Latvian: Mālpils novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by reorganization of Mālpils parish the administrative centre being Mālpils.Show on map
SejaSēja Municipality (Latvian: Sējas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2006 by reorganization of Sēja parish; the administrative centre being Loja.Show on map
SaulkrastuSaulkrasti Municipality (Latvian: Saulkrastu novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by reorganization of Saulkrasti town with its countryside territory, with the administrative centre being Saulkrasti. In 2010 Saulkrasti parish was created from the countryside territory of Saulkrasti town.Show on map
SalacgrivasSalacgrīva Municipality (Latvian: Salacgrīvas novads) was created as a result of the territorial reform in 2009, which united several former parts of Limbaži region - Salacgriva town with its rural areas, Ainaži town with its rural territory and Liepupe parish. Salacgriva municipality is bordered by Aloja and Limbaži municipalities and Estonian Pärnu circuit. The centre of the municipality is Salacgriva .Show on map
AlojaAloja Municipality (Latvian: Alojas novads) is a municipality in Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Aloja town with its countryside territory, Staicele town with its countryside territory, Braslava parish and Brīvzemnieki parish, the administrative centre being Aloja. In 2010 Aloja parish was created from the countryside territory of Aloja town and Staicele parish was created from the countryside territory of Staicele town.Show on map
NaukseniNaukšēni Municipality (Latvian: Naukšēnu novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Naukšēni parish and Ķoņi parish the administrative centre being Naukšēni.Show on map
RujienasRūjiena Municipality (Latvian: Rūjienas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Rūjiena town, Ipiķi parish, Jeri parish, Lode parish and Vilpulka parish, the administrative centre being Rūjiena.Show on map
MazsalacaMazsalaca Municipality (Latvian: Mazsalacas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Ramata parish, Sēļi parish, Skaņkalne parish and Mazsalaca town with its countryside territory, the administrative centre being Mazsalaca. In 2010 Mazsalaca parish was created from the countryside territory of Mazsalaca town.Show on map
BurtniekiBurtnieki Municipality (Latvian: Burtnieku novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2006 by merging Vecate parish and Matīši parish. In 2009 it absorbed Trikāta parish, Burtnieki parish, Ēvele parish, Rencēni parish and Valmiera parish the administrative centre being Matīši.Show on map
PargaujasPārgauja Municipality (Latvian: Pārgaujas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Raiskums parish, Stalbe parish and Straupe parish the administrative centre being Stalbe.Show on map
KoceniKocēni Municipality (Latvian: Kocēnu novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Bērzaine parish, Dikļi parish, Kocēni parish, Vaidava parish and Zilākalns parish; the administrative centre being Kocēni. Until 28 January 2010 the name of municipality was Valmieras municipality (Valmieras novads).Show on map
AmatasAmata Municipality (Latvian: Amatas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2000 by merging Amata parish and Drabeši parish, but in 2009 it absorbed Nītaure parish, Skujene parish and Zaube parish, too the administrative centre being Drabeši.Show on map
PriekuliPriekuļi Municipality (Latvian: Priekuļu novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Liepa parish, Mārsnēni parish, Priekuļi parish and Veselava parish the administrative centre being Priekuļi.Show on map
RaunasRauna Municipality (Latvian: Raunas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Drusti parish and Rauna parish the administrative centre being Rauna.Show on map
StrenciStrenči Municipality (Latvian: Strenču novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Jērcēni parish, Plāņi parish, Strenči town and Seda town with its countryside territory; the administrative centre being Strenči.Show on map
BeverinaBeverīna Municipality (Latvian: Beverīnas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Brenguļi parish, Kauguri parish and Trikāta parish the administrative centre being Mūrmuiža.Show on map
SmilteneSmiltene Municipality (Latvian: Smiltenes novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Smiltene town, Bilska parish, Blome parish, Branti parish, Grundzāle parish, Launkalne parish, Palsmane parish, Smiltene parish and Variņi parish; the administrative centre being Smiltene.Show on map
JaunpiebalgaJaunpiebalga Municipality (Latvian: Jaunpiebalgas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Jaunpiebalga parish and Zosēni parish the administrative centre being Jaunpiebalga.Show on map
ErgliĒrgļi is a village in Ērgļi parish, Ērgļi municipality, Latvia. Ērgļi had 2,168 residents as of 2007. It serves as the administrative center for both the parish and the municipality.Show on map
VecpiebalgaVecpiebalga Municipality (Latvian: Vecpiebalgas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Dzērbene parish, Ineši parish, Kaive parish, Taurene parish and Vecpiebalga parish; the administrative centre being Vecpiebalga.Show on map
ApesApe Municipality (Latvian: Apes novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Gaujiena parish, Vireši parish, Trapene parish and Ape town with its countryside territory, the administrative centre being Ape. In 2010 Ape parish was created from the countryside territory of Ape town.Show on map
MesragaMērsrags Municipality (Latvian: Mērsraga novads) is an administrative unit of Latvia, formed in 2011.Show on map
Ventspils RajonsVentspils Municipality (Latvian: Ventspils novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Piltene town, Ance parish, Jūrkalne parish, Piltene rural community (from 2010 Piltene parish), Pope parish, Puze parish, Tārgale parish, Ugāle parish, Usma parish, Užava parish, Vārve parish, Ziras parish and Zlēkas parish. It is administered from Ventspils city, which is not included within its limits.Show on map
VentspilsVentspils (Latvian: [ˈvæntspils] (13px listen); Russian: Вентспилс; German: Windau; Polish: Windawa; Livonian: Vǟnta) is a town in northwestern Latvia in the historical Courland region of Latvia, and is the sixth largest city in the country. At the beginning of the 2012, Ventspils had a population of 41,998. It is situated on the Venta River and the Baltic Sea, and has an ice-free port. The city's name literally means \castle on the Venta\, referring to the Livonian Order's castle built alongside the Venta River. Ventspils holds the national record for the highest temperature ever recorded in Latvia with 37.8 °C (100.0 °F) on 4 August 2014.Show on map
Valmieras RajonsKocēni Municipality (Latvian: Kocēnu novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Bērzaine parish, Dikļi parish, Kocēni parish, Vaidava parish and Zilākalns parish; the administrative centre being Kocēni. Until 28 January 2010 the name of municipality was Valmieras municipality (Valmieras novads).Show on map
Valkas RajonsValka Municipality (Latvian: Valkas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Valka town, Ērģeme parish, Kārķi parish, Valka parish, Vijciems parish and Zvārtava parish; the administrative centre being Valka. In 2016 it was announced that due to better welfare and higher salaries in neighbouring Estonia, over 10% of municipality's inhabitants have registered themselves as inhabitants of Valga County.Show on map
Tukuma RajonsTukums District (Latvian: Tukuma rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Courland region, in the country's west. Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.Show on map
Saldus RajonsSaldus Municipality (Latvian: Saldus novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Saldus town, Ezere parish, Jaunauce parish, Jaunlutriņi parish, Kursīši parish, Lutriņi parish, Nīgrande parish, Novadnieki parish, Pampāļi parish, Ruba parish, Saldus parish, Šķēde parish, Vadakste parish, Zaņa parish, Zirņi parish and Zvārde parish the administrative centre being Saldus.Show on map
RigaRiga District (Latvian: Rīgas rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Semigallia and Vidzeme regions, in the centre of the country. The district had the two cities of Riga and Jūrmala with the Gulf of Riga to the north. Beginning from the west and counterclockwise to the east, Riga District had Tukums, Jelgava, Bauska, Ogre, Cēsis and Limbaži former districts as neighbours. The area of the district was 3,058 km² with a population of 159,247. Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.Show on map
Rezeknes RajonsRēzekne District (Latvian: Rēzeknes rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Latgale region, in the country's east. Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.Show on map
RezekneRēzekne (Latvian: Rēzekne, Latvian: Rêzekne pronounced [ˈrɛːzekne] (13px listen); Latgalian Rēzne pronounced [rʲæːzʲnʲæ] or Rēzekne pronounced [ˈrʲæːzʲækʲnʲæ]; German: Rositten; Polish: Rzeżyca Russian: Резекне or Режица Rezhitsa) is a city in the Latgalia region of eastern Latvia in Rēzekne River valley, also known by the nickname Latgales sirds (Latgalian Latgolys sirds) meaning The Heart of Latgalia. Built on seven hills, Rēzekne is situated 242 kilometres (150 miles) east of Riga, and 63 kilometres (39 miles) west of the Latvian-Russian border, at the intersection of the Moscow – Riga and Warsaw – Saint Petersburg Railways. It has a population of 35,883 (2008), making it the 7th largest city in Latvia.Show on map
Preilu RajonsPreiļi Municipality (Latvian: Preiļu novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2000 by merging Aizkalne parish, Preiļi parish and Preiļi town. In 2009 it absorbed Pelēči parish and Sauna parish, too the administrative centre being Preiļi.Show on map
OgreOgre Municipality (Latvian: Ogres novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2002 by merging Ogre town and Ogresgals parish. In 2009 it absorbed Krape parish, Ķeipene parish, Laubere parish, Madliena parish, Mazozoli parish, Meņģele parish, Suntaži parish and Taurupe parish the administrative centre being Ogre.Show on map
Madonas RajonsMadona Municipality (Latvian: Madonas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Arona parish, Barkava parish, Bērzaune parish, Dzelzava parish, Kalsnava parish, Lazdona parish, Liezēre parish, Ļaudona parish, Mārciena parish, Mētriena parish, Ošupe parish, Prauliena parish, Sarkaņi parish, Vestiena parish and Madona town the administrative centre being Madona. \n* Riga (Capital of Latvia, Port of Riga, Riga International Airport) − 160 km \n* Estonia − 130 km \n* Russia − 120 km \n* Lithuania − 150 kmShow on map
Ludzas RajonsLudza District (Latvian: Ludzas rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Latgale region, in the country's east. Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.Show on map
Limbazu RajonsLimbaži District (Latvian: Limbažu rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Vidzeme region, in the country's north-east, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. It bordered Estonia in the north, the former districts of Riga in the south and Valmiera in the east, and the Gulf of Riga in the west. It covered the territory of the medieval Livonian county of Metsepole. The main city in the district was Limbaži. Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.Show on map
LiepajaLiepāja (pronounced [liepaːja] (13px listen)); German: Libau; Russian: Лиепая, Polish: Lipawa, Lithuanian: Liepoja, Yiddish: ליבאַװע‎ Libave) is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. It is the largest city in the Kurzeme Region and the third largest city in the country after Riga and Daugavpils. An important ice-free port, as of 1 July 2011, Liepāja had a population of 75,000.Show on map
Kuldigas RajonsKuldīga District (Latvian: Kuldīgas rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Courland region, in the country's west. It was organized into a city and thirteen parishes, each with a local government authority. The main city in the district was Kuldīga. The district was located in the western part of Latvia on both sides of the Venta River. It had borders with 5 other former districts: Ventspils, Talsi, Tukums, Saldus and Liepāja. The borders of the district that it had when it was dissolved were established in 1950.Show on map
Kraslavas RajonsKrāslava District (Latvian: Krāslavas rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Latgale region, in the country's east. It was organized into two cities and twenty three parishes, each with a local government authority. The main city in the district was Krāslava. The district was eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009, most of its part being divided between Dagda and Krāslava municipalities and three parishes in north-west joining Aglona Municipality.Show on map
JurmalaJūrmala (Latvian pronunciation: [juːrmala] (13px listen) \seaside\; German: Riga-Strand, Baltische Riviera) is a city in Latvia, about 25 kilometres (16 miles) west of Riga. Jūrmala is a resort town stretching 32 km (20 miles) and sandwiched between the Gulf of Riga and the Lielupe River. It has a 33 km (21 miles) stretch of white-sand beach, and a population of 55,580, making it the fifth largest city in Latvia. In publications dating from the Soviet period, the city name was occasionally spelled in English as Yurmala, a back-transliteration from Russian.Show on map
Jelgavas RajonsJelgava District (Latvian: Jelgavas rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Semigallia region, in the country's centre. It was organized into a city, two municipalities and twelve parishes, each with a local government authority. The administrative centre of the district was Jelgava. Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.Show on map
JelgavaJelgava (pronounced [jælɡava] (13px listen); also known as Mitau or Juulgava, see also ) is a city in central Latvia about 41 kilometres (25 miles) southwest of Riga with about 63,000 inhabitants. It is the largest town in the region of Zemgale (Semigalia). Jelgava was the capital of the united Duchy of Courland and Semigallia (1578-1795) and the administrative center of the Courland Governorate (1795-1918).Show on map
Jekabpils MunicipalityJēkabpils Municipality (Latvian: Jēkabpils novads) is a municipality in Selonia, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Ābeļi parish, Dignāja parish, Dunava parish, Kalna parish, Leimaņi parish, Rubene parish and Zasa parish the administrative centre located in Jēkabpils city, which is not included in the territory of municipality.Show on map
Gulbenes RajonsGulbene District (Latvian: Gulbenes rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in the Vidzeme region, in the country's north-east. It was organized into a city and thirteen parishes, each with a local government authority. The main city in the district was Gulbene. In Gulbene, a Baltic single passage narrow-gauge railroad, Gulbene-Aluksne, was renovated and started to operate in 2005. Gulbene has a basketball team, ASK/Buki-Gulbene. Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.Show on map
Dobeles RajonsDobele District (Latvian: Dobeles rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in the Courland and Semigallia regions, in the country's centre. It was organized into two cities, a municipality and fifteen parishes, each with a local government authority. The main city in the district was Dobele. Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.Show on map
Daugavpils municipalityDaugavpils Municipality (Latvian: Daugavpils novads) is a municipality in Latgalia, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Ambeļi parish, Biķernieki parish, Demene parish, Dubna parish, Kalkūne parish, Kalupe parish, Laucesa parish, Līksna parish, Maļinova parish, Medumi parish, Naujene parish, Nīcgale parish, Saliena parish, Skrudaliena parish, Svente parish, Tabore parish, Vabole parish, Vecsaliena parish and Višķi parish, with the administration located in Daugavpils city, which is not included within the municipality.Show on map
DaugavpilsDaugavpils (Latvian pronunciation: [ˈdaʊɡaʊpils] (13px listen); Latgalian: Daugpiļs [ˈdaʊkʲpʲilʲsʲ]; Russian: Даугавпилс [ˈdaʊɡəfpʲɪls]; see ) is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. Daugavpils literally means \Daugava Castle\. It is the second largest city in the country after the capital Riga, which is located some 230 kilometres (143 miles) to its north-west. Daugavpils has a favorable geographical position as it borders Belarus and Lithuania (distances of 33 km (21 mi) and 25 km (16 mi) respectively). It is located some 120 km (75 mi) from the Latvian border with Russia. Daugavpils is a major railway junction and industrial centre and lies approximately midway between Riga and Minsk.Show on map
Bauskas RajonsBauska Municipality (Latvian: Bauskas novads) is a municipality in Zemgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Brunava parish, Ceraukste parish, Code parish, Dāviņi parish, Gailīši parish, Īslīce parish, Mežotne parish, Vecsaule parish and Bauska town the administrative centre being Bauska.Show on map
Balvu RajonsBalvi District (Latvian: Balvu rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Latgale region, in the country's east. It was organized into two cities and nineteen parishes, each with a local government authority. The main city in the district is Balvi. Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.Show on map
Aluksnes NovadsAlūksne district (Latvian: Alūksnes rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Vidzeme region, in the country's north-east, 202 km (126 mi) from the capital city Riga. The district had international borders with Estonia (border 103.8 km/64.35 miles) and Russia (border 46.4 km/28.77 miles), and internal borders with the districts of Valka (51.7 km/32.05 miles), Gulbene (98.1 km/60.83 miles) and Balvi (57.4 km/35.58 miles). The main city in the district was Alūksne. Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.Show on map
Aizkraukles RajonsAizkraukle District (Latvian: Aizkraukles rajons, [aizkraukles rajuons]) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Vidzeme and Selonia regions, in the country's centre. Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.Show on map
DundagaDundaga Municipality (Latvian: Dundagas novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Dundaga parish and Kolka parish, the administrative centre being Dundaga.Show on map
AlsungaAlsunga Municipality (Latvian: Alsungas novads) is a municipality in the historical region of Courland in Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 from Alsunga Parish, the administrative centre being Alsunga. The municipality consists of the following villages and settlements: Alsunga, Almāle, Balande, Dienvidstacija, Ziedlejas, Bērzkalni, Būcmaņi, Grāveri, Reģi.Show on map
PavilostasPāvilosta Municipality (Latvian: Pāvilostas novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Pāvilosta town, Saka parish and Vērgale parish the administrative centre being Pāvilosta.Show on map
NicaNīca Municipality (Latvian: Nīcas novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Nīca parish and Otaņķi parish the administrative centre being Nīca.Show on map
RucavasRucava Municipality (Latvian: Rucavas novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Dunika parish and Rucava parish the administrative centre being Rucava.Show on map
GrobinaGrobiņa (; German: Grobin) is a town in western Latvia, eleven kilometers east of Liepāja. It was founded by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century. Some ruins of their Grobina castle are still visible. The town was given its charter in 1695.Show on map
DurbeDurbe Municipality (Latvian: Durbes novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2000 by merging Tadaiķi parish and Durbe town with its countryside territory. In 2009 it absorbed Dunalka parish and Vecpils parish, the administrative centre being Lieģi.Show on map
AizputeAizpute (German: Hasenpoth) is a town in western Latvia's Aizpute municipality in the valley of Tebra River, 50 km (31 mi) northeast of Liepāja.Show on map
PriekulePriekule Municipality (Latvian: Priekules novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Bunka parish, Virga parish, Gramzda parish, Kalēti parish, Priekule parish and Priekule town the administrative centre being Priekule.Show on map
VainodeVaiņode Municipality (Latvian: Vaiņodes novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Embūte parish and Vaiņode parish; the administrative centre being Vaiņode.Show on map
SkrundaSkrunda Municipality (Latvian: Skrundas novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Skrunda town with its countryside territory, Raņķi parish, Nīkrāce parish and Rudbārži parish; the administrative centre being Skrunda.Show on map
BroceniBrocēni Municipality (Latvian: Brocēnu novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2001 by merging Blīdene parish, Remte parish and Brocēni town with its countryside territory, the administrative centre being Brocēni. In 2009 the municipality absorbed Gaiķi parish, too. In 2010 Ciecere parish was created from the countryside territory of Brocēni town.Show on map
RojasRoja Municipality (Latvian: Rojas novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Mērsrags parish and Roja parish the administrative centre being Roja. Since 2010 separate Mērsrags municipality created.Show on map
KandavaKandava Municipality (Latvian: Kandavas novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 1999 by merging Cēre parish and Kandava town with its countryside territory. Later it absorbed Matkule parish, Vāne parish, Zante parish and Zemīte parish the administrative centre being Kandava.Show on map
JaunpilsJaunpils Municipality (Latvian: Jaunpils novads) is a municipality in Zemgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Jaunpils parish and Viesati parish the administrative centre being Jaunpils.Show on map
EngureEngure Municipality (Latvian: Engures novads) is a municipality in Zemgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Engure parish, Smārde parish and Lapmežciems parish, with the administrative centre being Smārde.Show on map
TerveteTērvete Municipality (Latvian: Tērvetes novads) is a municipality in Zemgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2002 by merging Augstkalne parish, Bukaiši parish and Tērvete parish, the administrative centre being Zelmeņi.Show on map
OzolniekuOzolnieki Municipality (Latvian: Ozolnieku novads) is a municipality in Zemgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2003 by merging Ozolnieki parish and Cena parish; the administrative centre being Ozolnieki. In 2009 municipality absorbed Sidrabene parish (in 2011 renamed to Salgale parish), too.Show on map
RundalesRundāle Municipality (Latvian: Rundāles novads) is a municipality in Zemgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Rundāle parish, Svitene parish and Viesturi parish the administrative centre being Pilsrundāle.Show on map
BabiteBabīte Municipality (Latvian: Babītes novads) is a municipality in Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 when Babīte parish and Sala parish merged with the administrative centre becoming Piņķi. \n* Large bog Cenas Tīrelis in Babīte MunicipalityShow on map