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Aloja, Latvia

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Aloja, Latvia

Flag of Aloja
Coat of arms of Aloja
Coat of arms
Aloja is located in Latvia
Location in Latvia
Country  Latvia
District Limbaži District
Town rights 1992
 • Mayor Dace Vilne
 • Total 2.76 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,700
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code LV-40(64-65)
Calling code 640

Aloja (German: Allendorf) is a town in northern Latvia, close to the border with Estonia. Until 2009 it was within the country's Limbaži District.

Aloja as a settlement was first mentioned in written sources in 1449. In 1925 Aloja was granted a status of a village and it became also a centre of the parish. In 1992 Aloja was granted town rights. Since 2009 Aloja is administrative center of the Aloja municipality.

Notable residents


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