Preiļi Municipality

Preiļi Municipality (Latvian: Preiļu novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2000 by merging Aizkalne Parish, Preiļi Parish and Preiļi town. In 2009 it absorbed Pelēči Parish and Sauna Parish, too the administrative centre being Preiļi. The population in 2020 was 9,054.[3]

Preiļi Municipality

Preiļu novads
Flag of Preiļi Municipality
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Coat of arms of Preiļi Municipality
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Country Latvia
Formed2000
CentrePreiļi
Government
 • Council ChairMaruta Plivda[1] (NA)
Area
 • Total365.3 km2 (141.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)[3]
 • Total9,054
 • Density25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Websitewww.preili.lv

Twin towns — sister citiesEdit

Preiļi is twinned with:[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Councillors of Preiļi Municipality
  2. ^ The Ministry of Regional Development and Local Government of the Republic of Latvia
  3. ^ a b "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. ^ "Starptautiskā sadarbība". preili.lv (in Latvian). Preiļi. Retrieved 2019-09-01.

Coordinates: 56°18′N 26°43′E / 56.300°N 26.717°E / 56.300; 26.717