Kocēni Municipality

Kocēni Municipality (Latvian: Kocēnu novads) is a former 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).[3]

Kocēni Municipality
Kocēnu novads
Flag of Kocēni Municipality
Coat of arms of Kocēni Municipality
Valmieras novada karte.png
Country Latvia
Formed2021
CentreKocēni
Government
 • ChairmanJānis Olmanis (NA)
Area
 • Total498.87 km2 (192.61 sq mi)
 • Land487.58 km2 (188.26 sq mi)
 • Water11.29 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total5,776
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Websitewww.kocenunovads.lv

On 1 July 2021, Kocēni Municipality ceased to exist and its territory was merged into Valmiera Municipality.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://data.stat.gov.lv/pxweb/lv/OSP_PUB/START__ENV__DR__DRT/DRT010/; Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia; retrieved: 25 February 2021.
  2. ^ https://data.stat.gov.lv/pxweb/lv/OSP_PUB/START__POP__IR__IRS/IRD060/; Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia; retrieved: 15 June 2021.
  3. ^ Grozījumi Administratīvo teritoriju un apdzīvoto vietu likumā
  4. ^ [1] Law on Administrative Territories and Populated Areas

Coordinates: 57°31′13″N 25°20′17″E / 57.52028°N 25.33806°E / 57.52028; 25.33806