Pļaviņas (pronunciation ; German: Stockmannshof) is a town in Aizkraukle Municipality in Latvia. The town is located on the Daugava river. The population in 2020 was 2,974.[3] Latvian law defines the town of Pļaviņas as belonging partly to the Vidzeme region and partly to Latgale.[4]

Pļaviņas
Town
Pļaviņas train station
Pļaviņas train station
Flag of Pļaviņas
Coat of arms of Pļaviņas
Pļaviņas is located in Latvia
Pļaviņas
Pļaviņas
Location in Latvia
Coordinates: 56°36′N 25°43′E / 56.600°N 25.717°E / 56.600; 25.717Coordinates: 56°36′N 25°43′E / 56.600°N 25.717°E / 56.600; 25.717
Country Latvia
MunicipalityAizkraukle Municipality
Town rights1927
Area
 • Total7.04 km2 (2.72 sq mi)
 • Land5.67 km2 (2.19 sq mi)
 • Water1.37 km2 (0.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total2,908
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
LV-512(0-1)
Calling code+371 651
Websitehttp://www.plavinas.lv/

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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. ^ "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.
  4. ^ [1] Latviešu vēsturisko zemju likums