Amata Municipality

Amata Municipality (Latvian: Amatas novads) is a former 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 is located in the "Ausmas" homestead near Drabeši.

Amata Municipality
Amatas novads
Former municipality
Coat of arms of Amata Municipality
Amatas novada karte.JPG
Country Latvia
 • Council ChairElita Eglīte (LZS)
 • Total745.94 km2 (288.01 sq mi)
 • Land731.07 km2 (282.27 sq mi)
 • Water14.87 km2 (5.74 sq mi)
 • Total5,042
 • Density6.8/km2 (18/sq mi)

On 1 July 2021, Amata Municipality ceased to exist and its territory was merged into Cēsis Municipality, reverting back to the pre-2009 parishes.[3]

Twin towns — sister citiesEdit

Amata was twinned with:[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^; Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia; retrieved: 25 February 2021.
  2. ^; Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia; retrieved: 15 June 2021.
  3. ^ [1] Law on Administrative Territories and Populated Areas
  4. ^ "Miestai partneriai". (in Lithuanian). Alytus. Retrieved 2019-09-17.

Coordinates: 57°12′N 25°09′E / 57.200°N 25.150°E / 57.200; 25.150