Valdemārpils

Valdemārpils (pronunciation ; German: Saßmacken) (called Sasmaka until 1926) is a town in northwestern Latvia, in Talsi Municipality. The town is named after Krišjānis Valdemārs, born in nearby Valdgale parish (then part of Ārlava parish), who was one of the leaders of the First Latvian National Awakening.[3] He is celebrated in the town with a memorial stone. Famous Jewish bibliographer and book collector Ephraim Deinard was born here in 1846.

Valdemārpils
Town
Flag of Valdemārpils
Coat of arms of Valdemārpils
Valdemārpils is located in Latvia
Valdemārpils
Valdemārpils
Location in Latvia
Coordinates: 57°22′N 22°35′E / 57.367°N 22.583°E / 57.367; 22.583Coordinates: 57°22′N 22°35′E / 57.367°N 22.583°E / 57.367; 22.583
Country Latvia
MunicipalityTalsi Municipality
Town rights1917
Area
 • Total3.84 km2 (1.48 sq mi)
 • Land3.81 km2 (1.47 sq mi)
 • Water0.03 km2 (0.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total1,165
 • Density300/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
LV-3260
Calling code+371 632

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. ^ "LIIS: Young Latvians". 2010-12-31. Archived from the original on 2011-10-01.

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