Rundāle Municipality

Rundāle Municipality (Latvian: Rundāles novads) is a municipality in Zemgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Rundāle Parish, Svitene Parish and Viesturi Parish, the administrative centre being Pilsrundāle. The population in 2020 was 3,307.[3]

Rundāle Municipality
Rundāles novads
Flag of Rundāle Municipality
Coat of arms of Rundāle Municipality
Rundāles novada karte.png
Country Latvia
Formed2009
CentrePilsrundāle
Government
 • Council ChairAivars Okmanis (For People and the Land/NA)
Area
 • Total231.39 km2 (89.34 sq mi)
 • Land227.12 km2 (87.69 sq mi)
 • Water4.27 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total3,290
 • Density14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Websitewww.rundale.lv

It is located in the south-east of Latvia and is only 15 km (9.3 mi) from the town Bauska and 80 km (49.7 mi) from Latvian capital Riga.

The centre of the municipality, Pilsrundāle, is the location of the Rundāle Palace, a famous tourist destination and one of the most notable Latvian chateaus.[citation needed]

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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.

Coordinates: 56°25′12″N 24°00′35″E / 56.42000°N 24.00972°E / 56.42000; 24.00972