Pārdaugava (literally means "Trans" or "Over" -Daugava area) is an area most often associated with Riga, composed of several neighbourhoods on the west (left) bank of Daugava River. The name is literally translated as 'over Daugava'.[1]

Panorama view of Riga seen from Pārdaugava side of the Daugava River. Vintage viewcard from the early 20th century.

In the late Soviet period (around 1990) in Riga appeared several sports teams with such name and previously were associated with the Soviet Daugava club (originally associated with Soviet Dynamo sports society). Those were football team FK Pārdaugava and hockey team Dinamo Riga (original).


  1. ^ eng.lsm.lv (7 October 2020). "Wooden wonders of Rīga and Latvia". eng.lsm.lv. Latvian Public Broadcasting. Retrieved 30 October 2020.

Coordinates: 56°55′N 24°06′E / 56.917°N 24.100°E / 56.917; 24.100