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List of cities and towns in Latvia

There are 9 cities (Latvian: Republikas pilsētas) and 67 towns (Latvian: Novada pilsētas) in Latvia. By Latvian law towns are settlements that are centers of culture and commerce with well-developed engineer-infrastructure and street grid, and have at least 2,000 residents; however, a settlement can be designated a town, if it has fewer residents, but fulfils all other requirements. To become a city, a town must have at least 25,000 residents, additionally city should have well-developed commerce, transport, public utilities, social infrastructure and be significant center of culture, however these requirements may be disregarded if there is sufficient population.[1]

Contents

  • Cities 1
  • Towns 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Cities

City Population (2011 census)[2]
Daugavpils     
93312
Jēkabpils     
24635
Jelgava     
59511
Jūrmala     
50840
Liepāja     
76731
Rēzekne     
32328
Rīga     
658640
Valmiera     
25130
Ventspils     
38750

Towns

Town Population (2010)[2] Municipality[1]
Ainaži     
1008 Salacgrīva Municipality
Aizkraukle     
8709 Aizkraukle Municipality
Aizpute     
5104 Aizpute Municipality
Aknīste     
1224 Aknīste Municipality
Aloja     
1353 Aloja Municipality
Alūksne     
8900 Alūksne Municipality
Ape     
1083 Ape Municipality
Auce     
3076 Auce Municipality
Baldone     
2399 Baldone Municipality
Baloži     
5665 Ķekava Municipality
Balvi     
7906 Balvi Municipality
Bauska     
10060 Bauska Municipality
Brocēni     
3411 Brocēni Municipality
Cēsis     
18021 Cēsis Municipality
Cesvaine     
1668 Cesvaine Municipality
Dagda     
2502 Dagda Municipality
Dobele     
11152 Dobele Municipality
Durbe     
620 Durbe Municipality
Grobiņa     
4218 Grobiņa Municipality
Gulbene     
8807 Gulbene Municipality
Ikšķile     
4052 Ikšķile Municipality
Ilūkste     
2856 Ilūkste Municipality
Jaunjelgava     
2246 Jaunjelgava Municipality
Kandava     
4225 Kandava Municipality
Kārsava     
2420 Kārsava Municipality
Krāslava     
10160 Krāslava Municipality
Kuldīga     
12755 Kuldīga Municipality
Ķegums     
2487 Ķegums Municipality
Lielvārde     
6837 Lielvārde Municipality
Līgatne     
1239 Līgatne Municipality
Limbaži     
8501 Limbaži Municipality
Līvāni     
8934 Līvāni Municipality
Lubāna     
1873 Lubāna Municipality
Ludza     
9575 Ludza Municipality
Madona     
8734 Madona Municipality
Mazsalaca     
1474 Mazsalaca Municipality
Ogre     
26167 Ogre Municipality
Olaine     
12667 Olaine Municipality
Pāvilosta     
1134 Pāvilosta Municipality
Piltene     
1053 Ventspils Municipality
Pļaviņas     
3692 Pļaviņas Municipality
Preiļi     
7970 Preiļi Municipality
Priekule     
2441 Priekule Municipality
Rūjiena     
3377 Rūjiena Municipality
Sabile     
1404 Talsi Municipality
Salacgrīva     
3281 Salacgrīva Municipality
Salaspils     
18159 Salaspils Municipality
Saldus     
12306 Saldus Municipality
Saulkrasti     
3299 Saulkrasti Municipality
Seda     
1547 Strenči Municipality
Sigulda     
11168 Sigulda Municipality
Skrunda     
2468 Skrunda Municipality
Smiltene     
5763 Smiltene Municipality
Staicele     
1152 Aloja Municipality
Stende     
1868 Talsi Municipality
Strenči     
1404 Strenči Municipality
Subate     
749 Ilūkste Municipality
Talsi     
11201 Talsi Municipality
Tukums     
19961 Tukums Municipality
Valdemārpils     
1396 Talsi Municipality
Valka     
6047 Valka Municipality
Vangaži     
3999 Inčukalns Municipality
Varakļāni     
2106 Varakļāni Municipality
Viesīte     
1902 Viesīte Municipality
Viļaka     
1525 Viļaka Municipality
Viļāni     
3468 Viļāni Municipality
Zilupe     
1746 Zilupe Municipality

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Law On Administrative Territories and Populated Areas
  2. ^ a b http://www.pmlp.gov.lv/lv/statistika/dokuments/2010/ISPV_Pasvaldibas_iedzivotaju_skaits_pagasti.pdf

External links

  • Vietas.lv- Map and information of Cities and Districts
  • MillionMetersAroundLatvia.Com- Map, information and photos of Cities
  • Map
  • Searchable map
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