Aizkraukle Municipality

Aizkraukle Municipality (Latvian: Aizkraukles novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2001 by merging town Aizkraukle and Aizkraukle Parish the administrative centre being Aizkraukle. The population in 2020 was 8,024.[1]

Aizkraukle Municipality
Aizkraukles novads
Coat of arms of Aizkraukle Municipality
Latvija Aizkraukles novads 2021.svg
Location of Aizkraukle Municipality
Country Latvia
Formed2001
Reformed2021
CentreAizkraukle
Government
 • Council ChairLeons Līdums (VP)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total29,367
Websitewww.aizkraukle.lv

As a part of the 2021 Latvian administrative reform, the municipalities of Aizkraukle, Jaunjelgava, Koknese, Nereta, Pļaviņas and Skrīveri were merged into the new Aizkraukle Municipality. The new municipality encompasses nearly all of the area of the former Aizkraukle District, with the omission of Kurmene Parish and Valle Parish.

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Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Aizkraukle is twinned with:[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ISG020. Population number and its change by statistical region, city, town, 21 development centres and county". Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia. 2020-01-01. Retrieved 2021-02-12.
  2. ^ "Starptautiskā sadarbība". aizkraukle.lv (in Latvian). Aizkraukles novads. Retrieved 2020-03-30.

Coordinates: 56°36′15″N 25°15′14″E / 56.60417°N 25.25389°E / 56.60417; 25.25389